Kyle M. Loh is a senior at Rutgers University, graduating in May 2010 with a Bachelor's in Cell Biology & Neuroscience. He has been accepted to Stanford University School of Medicine for PhD studies in developmental biology starting in Fall 2010.
During his undergraduate education, he did stem cell research at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in the laboratories of Dr. Doug Melton (Director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute) and Dr. Kevin Eggan (Assistant Professor, Harvard University). He also worked in the laboratory of Dr. Dale Woodbury (Director of the Ira B. Black Center for Stem Cell Research) at the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and at the laboratory of Dr. John Langenfeld (Chief of Thoracic Surgery) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. In Summer 2010, he will be working in the laboratory of Dr. Bing Lim (Associate Director of the Genome Institute of Singapore) at the Genome Institute of Singapore/Biopolis.
His current research interests are in: (1) lineage reprogramming and (2) the role of adult stem cells in human aging, cancer, and regeneration.
- Nationwide TV feature on NBC Evening News: TV feature ("16 and Stanford-Bound: Teen Graduating from Rutgers University") & accompanying article ("16-Year-Old Graduates from Rutgers in 2.5 Years")
- Article in The Star-Ledger, the largest New Jersey newspaper ("Mendham Township 16-year-old boy is among youngest to graduate from Rutgers University")
- Featured as one of the "Top 10 of 2010 Graduates" by The Daily Targum, the Rutgers University newspaper ("Jersey roots build foundation for success")
- Video feature on the front page of the Rutgers University homepage, front page of Rutgers Today, and front page of Rutgers Focus ("Meet a 16-year-old Rutgers graduate")