Freda Miller

Molecular Biology

Discovered that stem cells could be harvested from human adult skin and that they could be used to grow nerve cells that could potentially help people with spinal cord injuries or Parkinson's disease.

"Follow your muse. Find out what you love, and don't be afraid to pursue it, even if it's unorthodox -- don't be afraid to pursue your dreams."

Birthdate
January 27, 1957

Birthplace
Calgary

Residence
Toronto, Ontario

Family Members

    Favorite Music
    Arthur Rubinstein playing piano concertos and Glenn Gould playing Bach.

    Other Interests
    Dance and yoga, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and snow-shoeing, playing piano, and travel.

    Title
    Professor and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Neurobiology

    Office
    Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto

    Status
    Working

    Degrees
    • BSc University of Saskatchewan, 1979
    • PhD University of Calgary, 1984

    Awards
    • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

    Last Updated
    October 28, 2013

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