I am working on maturation of hepatocytes differentiated from human embryonic stem cells for use in drug development, cytotoxicity testing, modeling liver diseases and studying virus infection.
Areas of Expertise
- Drug metabolism
- Hepatotropic viruses
Ph.D., Calcutta University, India
- Sengupta S, Johnson BP, Swanson SA, Stewart R, Bradfield CA, Thomson JA. Aggregate culture of human embryonic stem cell-derived hepatocytes in suspension are an improved in vitro model for drug metabolism and toxicity testing. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Jul 1;140(1):236-45.