Kristy Red-Horse PhD

Stanford University

Dr. Red-Horse is an Associate Professor in Biology and in the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at Stanford. She earned her MS from San Francisco State University, PhD from UCSF, and completed postdocs at both Genentech and Stanford. Her laboratory studies how the coronary vessels of the heart develop during embryogenesis and how they regenerate following cardiac injury. The unifying theme among her projects is to study coronary development and regeneration at cellular resolution within the context of the intact organ. Her lab's long-term goal is to contribute knowledge towards the advancement of clinical treatments for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Red-Horse is also a Searle Scholar and a Roberson Stem Cell Investigator of the New York Stem Cell Foundation.