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Van der Kooy, Derek

  • By: Fernando Herrera
  • In: Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research
  • Edited by: Clive N. Svendsen & Allison D. Ebert
  • Subject:Ethics in Health Care (general), Medical Research

DEREK VAN DER Kooy is a professor in the Department of Medical Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Toronto. Van der Kooy received a master's degree in psychology at the University of British Columbia. He received a Ph.D. in anatomy from Erasmus University in 1978, and from the Department of Anatomy at the University of Toronto in 1980. Van der Kooy did postdoctoral research work at Cambridge University and at the Salk Institute in California.

He became an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Toronto in 1981. In 1986, he became an associate professor. He served there as a professor from 1991 until 2002. In 2002, Derek van der Kooy became a professor in the Department ...

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