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Scott H. Randell, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina

Dr. Randell is the Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology and Research Associate Professor in Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and his undergraduate from State University of NY College. His laboratory research is focused on basic cell biology questions as they apply to clinical lung disease problems. The main focus recently has been contributing to the NIH NHLBI Lung Repair and Regeneration Consortium, in which he is examining factors regulating airway and distal lung epithelial growth and differentiation, with a focus on regulation of stemness and differentiation of the key epithelial cell types. Randell contributes to UNC team science efforts on cystic fibrosis and aerodigestive cancers and direct a highly respected tissue procurement and cell culture Core providing primary human lung cells and other resources locally, nationally and internationally. He is the inaugural co-director of the Respiratory Block and am the “Physiology Coil” in the new UNC Translational Educational Curriculum for medical students and also teach in several graduate level courses.