New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Research Areas: Regenerative medicine, Stem Cells
PubMed Link
Contact Information:
9-135 Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Pashai Nikta, Hao Haiping, All Angelo, Gupta Siddharth, Chaerkady Raghothama, De Los Angeles Alejandro, Gearhart John D, Kerr Candace L Genome-wide profiling of pluripotent cells reveals a unique molecular signature of human embryonic germ cells. PloS one 7: e39088, 2012.

Chaerkady Raghothama, Letzen Brian, Renuse Santosh, Sahasrabuddhe Nandini A, Kumar Praveen, All Angelo H, Thakor Nitish V, Delanghe Bernard, Gearhart John D, Pandey Akhilesh, Kerr Candace L Quantitative temporal proteomic analysis of human embryonic stem cell differentiation into oligodendrocyte progenitor cells. Proteomics 11: 4007-20, 2011.

Esteso P, Gearhart J D The use of human embryonic stem cells in drug discovery. Counterpoint. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics 89: 641-3, 2011.

Gearhart, J. and Coutifaris, C. In vitro fertilization, the Nobel Prize, and human embryonic stem cells. Cell Stem Cell 8: , 2011.

Maragh Samantha, Miller Ronald A, Bessling Seneca L, McGaughey David M, Wessels Marja W, de Graaf Bianca, Stone Eric A, Bertoli-Avella Aida M, Gearhart John D, Fisher Shannon, McCallion Andrew S Identification of RNA binding motif proteins essential for cardiovascular development. BMC Developmental Biology 11: 62, 2011.

Addis Russell C, Hsu Fu-Chun, Wright Rebecca L, Dichter Marc A, Coulter Douglas A, Gearhart John D Efficient conversion of astrocytes to functional midbrain dopaminergic neurons using a single polycistronic vector. PloS one 6: e28719, 2011.

Hiller Marc, Liu Cyndi, Blumenthal Paul D, Gearhart John D, Kerr Candace L Bone Morphogenetic Protein 4 Mediates Human Embryonic Germ Cell Derivation. Stem cells and development 20: 351-61, 2010.

Christoforou Nicolas, Oskouei Behzad N, Esteso Paul, Hill Christine M, Zimmet Jeffrey M, Bian Weining, Bursac Nenad, Leong Kam W, Hare Joshua M, Gearhart John D Implantation of mouse embryonic stem cell-derived cardiac progenitor cells preserves function of infarcted murine hearts. PloS one 5: e11536, 2010.

Kerr Candace L, Letzen Brian S, Hill Christine M, Agrawal Gracee, Thakor Nitish V, Sterneckert Jared L, Gearhart John D, All Angelo H Efficient differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into oligodendrocyte progenitors for application in a rat contusion model of spinal cord injury. The International journal of neuroscience 120: 305-13, 2010.

Chaerkady Raghothama, Kerr Candace L, Kandasamy Kumaran, Marimuthu Arivusudar, Gearhart John D, Pandey Akhilesh Comparative proteomics of human embryonic stem cells and embryonal carcinoma cells. Proteomics 10: 1359-73, 2010.

Ph.D. (Genetics and Development) Cornell University (Ithaca), 1970

M.Sc. (Plant Gentics) University of New Hampshire, 1966

B.Sc. (Ag Biological Sciences) The Pennsylvania State University, 1964

Institute for Cancer Research; Laboratory of Beatrice Mintz, Ph.D., Philadelphia, PA (1970 to 1972)
Postdoctoral Associate