Jill leads the research program in the field of regeneration medicine at Stanford University. Responsible for multiple research programs composed of international and national collaborations, and educating future clinicians and scientists, Jill believes education is the single greatest tool to improving human health. She is committed to transforming the way people think about science and emphasizing its contribution to their daily lives.
Genomics, Tissue Engineering, Replacement and Reconstruction
Friday March 27, 14:30-15:30
The face conveys mood and emotion and, when disfigured, elicits profound reactions. Cranial neural crest cells control the pattern of the face and have a great capacity to regenerate damaged tissues. Helms will discuss her team’s regenerative medicine approach in the context of enhanced skeletal tissue regeneration, implant osseointegration, and other craniofacial applications.