Elly Tanaka

Elly Tanaka portrait

Technical University of Dresden, DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies

Elly Tanaka is Professor of Animal Models of Regeneration at the Technical University of Dresden, DFG Research Center for Regenerative Therapies.  She is an associate principle investigator of the Eurosystems Consortium.  Elly's group works on limb and tail regeneration in the salamander, Ambystoma mexicanum (Axolotl).  Her lab has identified the different stem cell sources for regenerating complex structure such as the limb and spinal cord.