Dr. Nick Barker is a Principal Investigator (PI) at the Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), A*STAR, Singapore. Currently, Nick also holds a visiting professorship at the University of Edinburgh’s MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine and is an associate Principal Investigator with the EC-funded research consortium EuroSyStem. Nick’s studies focus on tissue (adult) stem cells, particularly in the intestine, skin and stomach. He is also interested in the role of these stem cells in cancer.
Giuseppe Diafera interviewed Nick for EuroStemCell in September 2011, at Hydra VII: The European Summer School on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.