Finn Hawkins, MBBCh

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Finn Hawkins
617.638.4860
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Dr. Hawkins is a Principal Investigator (P.I.) in the Center for Regenerative Medicine and The Pulmonary Center. His research focus is studying human lung development and disease using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Dr. Hawkins is currently using iPSC technology to study airway biology with a focus on Cystic Fibrosis.

Education

  • National University of Ireland, MBBCh

Publications

  • Published on 9/10/2018

    Hawkins FJ, Kotton DN. Pulmonary Ionocytes Challenge the Paradigm in Cystic Fibrosis. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2018 Oct; 39(10):852-854. PMID: 30213439.

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  • Published on 5/4/2018

    McCauley KB, Hawkins F, Kotton DN. Derivation of Epithelial-Only Airway Organoids from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Curr Protoc Stem Cell Biol. 2018 May; 45(1):e51. PMID: 30040246.

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  • Published on 4/12/2018

    McCauley KB, Alysandratos KD, Jacob A, Hawkins F, Caballero IS, Vedaie M, Yang W, Slovik KJ, Morley M, Carraro G, Kook S, Guttentag SH, Stripp BR, Morrisey EE, Kotton DN. Single-Cell Transcriptomic Profiling of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived SCGB3A2+ Airway Epithelium. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 May 08; 10(5):1579-1595. PMID: 29657097.

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  • Published on 9/28/2017

    Jacob A, Morley M, Hawkins F, McCauley KB, Jean JC, Heins H, Na CL, Weaver TE, Vedaie M, Hurley K, Hinds A, Russo SJ, Kook S, Zacharias W, Ochs M, Traber K, Quinton LJ, Crane A, Davis BR, White FV, Wambach J, Whitsett JA, Cole FS, Morrisey EE, Guttentag SH, Beers MF, Kotton DN. Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Functional Lung Alveolar Epithelial Cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2017 Oct 05; 21(4):472-488.e10. PMID: 28965766.

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  • Published on 9/25/2017

    Serra M, Alysandratos KD, Hawkins F, McCauley KB, Jacob A, Choi J, Caballero IS, Vedaie M, Kurmann AA, Ikonomou L, Hollenberg AN, Shannon JM, Kotton DN. Pluripotent stem cell differentiation reveals distinct developmental pathways regulating lung- versus thyroid-lineage specification. Development. 2017 11 01; 144(21):3879-3893. PMID: 28947536.

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  • Published on 5/2/2017

    Hawkins F, Kramer P, Jacob A, Driver I, Thomas DC, McCauley KB, Skvir N, Crane AM, Kurmann AA, Hollenberg AN, Nguyen S, Wong BG, Khalil AS, Huang SX, Guttentag S, Rock JR, Shannon JM, Davis BR, Kotton DN. Prospective isolation of NKX2-1-expressing human lung progenitors derived from pluripotent stem cells. J Clin Invest. 2017 Jun 01; 127(6):2277-2294. PMID: 28463226.

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  • Published on 3/30/2017

    McCauley KB, Hawkins F, Serra M, Thomas DC, Jacob A, Kotton DN. Efficient Derivation of Functional Human Airway Epithelium from Pluripotent Stem Cells via Temporal Regulation of Wnt Signaling. Cell Stem Cell. 2017 Jun 01; 20(6):844-857.e6. PMID: 28366587.

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  • Published on 10/22/2015

    Kurmann AA, Serra M, Hawkins F, Rankin SA, Mori M, Astapova I, Ullas S, Lin S, Bilodeau M, Rossant J, Jean JC, Ikonomou L, Deterding RR, Shannon JM, Zorn AM, Hollenberg AN, Kotton DN. Regeneration of Thyroid Function by Transplantation of Differentiated Pluripotent Stem Cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2015 Nov 5; 17(5):527-42. PMID: 26593959.

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  • Published on 3/12/2015

    Crane AM, Kramer P, Bui JH, Chung WJ, Li XS, Gonzalez-Garay ML, Hawkins F, Liao W, Mora D, Choi S, Wang J, Sun HC, Paschon DE, Guschin DY, Gregory PD, Kotton DN, Holmes MC, Sorscher EJ, Davis BR. Targeted correction and restored function of the CFTR gene in cystic fibrosis induced pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Apr 14; 4(4):569-77. PMID: 25772471.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Hawkins F, Kotton DN. Embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells for lung regeneration. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Mar; 12 Suppl 1:S50-3. PMID: 25830836.

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