Jill Helms DDS, PhD
Dr. Helms is a leading scientist in the fields of stem cell biology and longevity. Her group focuses their efforts on translating basic science discoveries into therapies in the orthopedic, dental, and dermatology/plastic surgery space, Trained at Baylor College of Medicine, Professor Helms attained tenure at the University of California, San Francisco prior to joining Stanford in 2004. She has published over 200 primary research articles, numerous book chapters, reviews, and opinion papers. Most recently, Dr. Helms was awarded the Distinguished Scientist for Craniofacial Biology Research prize, followed one year later by the Distinguished Scientist Isaac Schour Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed from the International Association of Dental Research to recognize her contributions to the field of Dentistry.