Laura Perin, MD, is an Assistant Professor at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Before joining the faculty at USC she was a research fellow at Harvard School of Medicine, where she obtained her PhD, and a postdoctoral fellow at Children Hospital of Los Angeles. She is a recipient of many intramural and extramural awards including CIRM, American Urology Foundation, Alport Foundation, etc. Her research focuses on the application of human and mouse amniotic fluid
stem cells (AFSC) in animal models of acute and chronic kidney, pancreas and lung. In addition, Dr. Perin is investigating the mechanism of action of stem cells and how AFSC provide organ protection thorough their modulatory effects.
Perin L, Da Sacco S, De Filippo RE. Regenerative medicine of the kidney. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2011 Apr 30; 63(4-5):379-87. View in: PubMed