ISCRM Innovation Pilot Awards — Call for Proposals

August 29, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

ISCRM is pleased to announce its new Innovation Pilot Award (IPA) program. Supported by new resources from the State of Washington, the IPA program aims to support innovative research of any current UW Faculty member of ISCRM (Acting, Research and Regular Faculty) who is pursuing novel experiments that are directly relevant to stem cell biology […] Read More

Tietze Research Awards — Call for Proposals

June 7, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

ISCRM is pleased to share a funding opportunity made possible through the generosity of the John H. Tietze Foundation. The John H. Tietze Stem Cell Scientist Award and the Jaconette L. Tietze Young Scientist Award are awarded annually. Click here for Summer 2016 winners >> Please see the Tietze Award Announcement for 2017 for details. The deadline for all proposals […] Read More

Drs. Cole DeForest and Norm Beauchamp

ISCRM faculty to receive UW Awards of Excellence

May 24, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

ISCRM is pleased to share that Dr. Cole DeForest will receive a Distinguished Teaching Award and Dr. Norm Beauchamp will receive the David B. Thorud Leadership Award at the 46th Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony. The event will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:30pm in Meany Theater. The Awards of Excellence honor members of the […] Read More

Ntombi

Struggling to save black rhinos, scientists are crowdfunding to preserve their DNA

July 13, 2015 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , , ,

Ntombi is a six-year-old black rhino from South Africa, one of around 5,000 black rhinos left in the wild. She’s also the starting point for what a team of scientists hope to be a “bio-bank” of genetic information that could be used to save the species. ISCRM’s Interim Director, Chuck Murry, is a member of the team. Ntombi would […] Read More

Drs. Cole DeForest and Akio Kobayashi

Congratulations 2015 Tietze Research Award Recipients

June 24, 2015 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) is pleased to announce the Spring 2015 winners of the Tietze Research Awards in Stem Cell Research, funded through a generous multi-year commitment by the John H. Tietze Foundation. Funding for research during these times is especially competitive. The Tietze Awards are timely and generous responses to a critical […] Read More

Drs. David Russell and Buddy Ratner

Two ISCRM faculty honored at the School of Medicine Inventor of the Year Event

November 6, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

ISCRM is pleased to share that Dr. David Russell is being recognized as the 2014 Inventor of the Year and Dr. Buddy Ratner will receive the Lifetime Innovator Award at an event on November 6th. This annual event celebrates the work of outstanding researchers, inventors and exemplars. The Inventor of the Year Award recognizes exemplary senior scientists […] Read More

Call for Abstracts (For UW investigators only)

September 12, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

To present research at ISCRM’s SAB On Thursday, November 20th, ISCRM will have it’s annual Scientific Advisory Board meeting. This year, we would like to showcase ISCRM’s (UW) junior faculty and post doctoral fellows and the outstanding science that is being done, and thus are calling for abstracts to present in front of this group […] Read More

Dr. Chuck Murry

U.S. health research funding critical, NIH head tells UW meet

August 12, 2014 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , ,

In a whirlwind tour through UW Medicine’s research laboratories in South Lake Union, Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), swung easily through a show-and-tell that ranged from a dish full of lab-created beating human heart cells to a gene-deletion step in deciphering how immune systems respond to scary viruses such as […] Read More

The Heart of Stem Cell Research

August 4, 2014 | Categories: Research | Tagged: ,

ISCRM’s Drs. Chuck Murry, Michael Laflamme and April Stempien-Otero discuss stem cells and heart regeneration in the latest podcast at UW Medicine Pulse. Listen to the episode here. Read More

ISCRM Faculty Member Climbs Mt. Baker to Raise Awareness

July 23, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

ISCRM’s Hannele Ruohola-Baker climbed all the way to to the summit of Mt. Baker — to raise awareness and funds for stem cell research. For those of you who contributed to Hannele’s effort to climb — THANK YOU!!!  For those who would like to contribute to this cause — it is not too late! Read […] Read More