Dr. Camargo Named One of 100 Most Influential People in Mass. Latino Community

Every year El Planeta Publishing releases a list called the Powermeter (el Poderómetro) recognizing 100 of “Massachusetts’s Most Influential People in the Latino Community.” For the second year, Dr. Fernando Camargo, Principal Investigator in the Stem Cell Program at Children’s Hospital Boston, appears on the list. He shares the honor with notable Bostonians such as Mayor Thomas Menino and Governor Deval Patrick. Several other Children’s Hospital employees also appear on the list: Pedro Del Nido, Chief of Cardiac Surgery; Alcy R. Torres, Pediatric Neurologist; and Andrés Treviño, Manager for Milagros para Niños.

Read El Planeta‘s article on Dr. Camargo here.

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  • The secret lives of stem cells

    Under an NIH New Innovator Award, Fernando Camargo, PhD is using genetic tags as “barcodes” to track the live, day-to-day workings of adult stem cells in mice, following the differentiation of individual stem cells and their offspring over time. Although this work involves blood stem cells, it’s applicable to a variety of tissues and may give clues to regenerative treatments for multiple diseases.