Mark Hahnel

Stem Cell Biologist, Open Scientist
Mark is the CEO and founder of figshare, which he created whilst completing his PhD in stem cell biology at Imperial College London. Figshare currently provides research data infrastructure for institutions, publishers and funders globally. He is passionate about open science and the potential it has to revolutionise the research community.


  • Referencing: The reuse factor. DOI: 10.1038/502298a
  • Wikis in scholarly publishing D Mietchen, G Hagedorn, KU Förstner, MF Kubke, C Koltzenburg, M Hahnel, L Penev Information Services and Use 31 (1), 53-59
  • Troubleshooting: Quantification of mobilization of progenitor cell subsets from bone marrow in vivo DOI: 10.1016/j.vascn.2010.01.013
  • Cellular characterization of compression-induced damage in live biological samples DOI: 10.1063/1.3686243

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