SHENG DING, Ph.D.
Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease; University of California San Francisco

Sheng Ding, Ph.D. is William K. Bowes, Jr. Distinguished Investigator and Professor at Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, and Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California San Francisco. Dr. Ding earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the Scripps Research Institute and his B.S. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Ding has pioneered the development and application of innovative chemical approaches to stem cell biology and regeneration, with a focus on discovering and characterizing novel small molecules that can control various cell fate/function, including stem cell maintenance, activation, differentiation and reprogramming.