Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963954 | Print ISBN: 9781412959087 | Online ISBN: 9781412963954| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Goldman, Steven A.
Andrew J. Waskey
STEVEN A. GOLDMAN is a stem cell researcher at the University of Rochester. He was previously at Cornell in the Division of Cell and Gene Therapy as the chief of the division. He also held the Glenn—Zutes Chair in Biology of the Aging Brain and was a professor of neurology, neurosurgery, and pediatrics. Goldman graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in biology and psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978. In 1983 he completed a medical degree at Cornell University Medical College. However, instead of entering medical practice, he undertook studies for a doctoral degree. He completed his second doctorate in cellular neurobiology at Rockefeller University in 1984. After completing his formal education, Goldman began the practice of medicine with a residency at the Cornell Medical Center in New York Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Medicine from 1984 to 1985. He then did a ...