Wake Forest University , Chemistry
Graduate School
Unlisted - College or Universi (1981)
Graduate School
Central South Univ, Xiang-Ya S (1981)

Research Interest

  • Muscle Development
  • Stem cells
  • Transcriptional Regulation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

A mouse model for adult cardiac-specific gene deletion with CRISPR/Cas9.
Carroll KJ, Makarewich CA, McAnally J, Anderson DM, Zentilin L, Liu N, Giacca M, Bassel-Duby R, Olson EN Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2015 Dec
Akt1/protein kinase B enhances transcriptional reprogramming of fibroblasts to functional cardiomyocytes.
Zhou H, Dickson ME, Kim MS, Bassel-Duby R, Olson EN Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2015 Sep 112 38 11864-9

Honors & Awards

  • March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology
  • Research Achievement Award, International Society for Heart Research
  • Passano Award
  • Fondation Lefoulon-Delalande Grand Prize for Science
  • Pollin Prize in Pediatric Research
  • Institute of Medicine
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • Pasarow Award in Cardiovascular Medicine

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Editorial Board, Developmental Cell
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Cell Biology
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Investigation
  • Editorial Board, Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Editorial Board, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Senior Associate Editor, Circulation Research