Deborah L. French
Deborah French is a Research Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania. She is Director of the Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Core in the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
Dr. French received her undergraduate degree from Purdue University and her graduate degree from Rush University. She completed her post-doctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Matthew Scharff at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
In 2008, Dr. French established a core infrastructure at CHOP enabling investigators to work with pluripotent stem cells. She is a major collaborator of multi-investigator teams that are utilizing pluripotent stem cells for modeling human disease to study mechanism, development, and establish new therapeutic modalities.