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Whitehead Member Peter Reddien named HHMI Early Career Scientist

March 26, 2009

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has awarded Whitehead Member Peter Reddien an Early Career Scientist appointment, a six-year funded position that allows him to pursue his innovative biomedical research.

Whitehead Member Peter Reddien selected as 2008 Keck Distinguished Young Scholar

July 17, 2008

Whitehead Member Peter Reddien has been named one of five Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research by the W.M. Keck Foundation.

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Heads or tails? Scientists identify gene that regulates polarity in regenerating flatworms

December 6, 2007

Inhibiting one gene resulted in animals making a head instead of a tail at the site of the wound.

Reddien wins Rita Allen Scholars award

August 21, 2006

Foundation honors Reddien for the relevance of his work to cancer stem cells.

Peter Reddien named Searle Scholar

April 11, 2006

Reddien is one of 15 scientists to be awarded the 2006 Searle Scholarship.

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Flatworms yield insights into the mystery of regeneration

November 24, 2005

Scientists at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and University of Utah School of Medicine have begun to understand the biological processes of how the planarian flatworm achieves complete regeneration of damaged tissue.

New tools for an old can of worms

November 2, 2005

"Regeneration is one of the great mysteries of biology that has puzzled developmental biologists for well over a century," says Whitehead Associate Member Peter Reddien. But that's changing quickly as researchers bring the powerhouses of modern biological analyses to studying these processes-with the hope that a better understanding of regeneration may eventually find medical applications.

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