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Dr. Albert Edge is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and investigator at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He was previously an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Joslin Diabetes Center and in 2003 took his current position at MEEI. He works on stem cell differentiation and regeneration of the inner ear and has identified developmental pathways that are effective in converting stem cells into cochlear hair cells and neurons.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Edge was at Diacrin where he was Senior Director of Cell and Molecular Biology and at Dyax where he was Vice President of Discovery Research. He received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Albany Medical College and was Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biological Chemistry at Harvard Medical School.