Dr. Michael Rudnicki has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, the most prestigious and oldest scientific institution in the world. The Royal Society was founded in 1660 and is composed of about 1,600 fellows, with up to 52 new fellows appointed each year. Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin are among the many famous past Fellows.
Dr. Rudnicki is an internationally recognized thought leader in molecular genetics and regenerative medicine. One of his key discoveries was the identification and characterization of muscle stem cells, a finding that has fueled the development of possible approaches to the treatment of muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular disorders.
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