Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D.

Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D.Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D., is a professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University and director of therapeutic medicine at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Rubin received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Rockefeller University and completed postdoctoral fellowships in pharmacology from Harvard Medical School and in neurobiology from Stanford University School of Medicine. Since then, his work has been mostly in translational neuroscience, both in academic and industrial settings. Work from his lab has led to the discovery of approved treatments for multiple sclerosis and for cancer. Rubin’s group currently focuses on studying neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases, including various aspects of spinal muscular atrophy.