NIGMS awards University of Washington $10 million for human embryonic stem cell research

September 4, 2007 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), one of the National Institutes of Health, has funded a new research program at the University of Washington focused on the study […] Read More

$5M given to stem cell center

June 28, 2007 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

The University of Washington has raised another $5 million to fund its new stem cell institute but still lags behind other universities in the race for dollars to fund stem […] Read More

UW Medicine receives $2.5 million for stem cell research

January 25, 2007 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Bill and Marilyn Conner have always been interested in medicine and medical research. But the Kirkland couple who have spent their career in the building industry, have become more interested […] Read More

$5M gift gives a boost to new UW stem cell institute

October 19, 2006 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

The University of Washington’s efforts to create an institute for human embryonic stem cell research are getting a boost from retired Starbucks CEO Orin Smith. Smith is donating $5 million […] Read More

U.S. Senator Patty Murray listens as Tony Blau

Raising their voices for stem cell funding

August 3, 2006 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

For most of her life, Sen. Patty Murray’s father was confined to a wheelchair. Multiple sclerosis robbed her father of his independence. And it stole a normal life from Murray, […] Read More

Sens. Patty Murray

Stem-cell fight isn't over, senators say

July 25, 2006 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

Carey Christensen, her hands trembling from Parkinson’s disease, did not hide her contempt for President Bush’s veto last week of stem-cell research she believes has the potential to turn her […] Read More

University of Washington researcher Charles Murry said the school's new stem-cell institute would help his research.

$100 million stem-cell push

March 9, 2006 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Responding to both growing competition and government-imposed limits on embryonic stem-cell research, the University of Washington is preparing to launch a stem-cell institute and looking to raise $100 million in […] Read More

Bill to regulate stem-cell research fails

April 12, 2005 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

After days of delay, the Senate yesterday killed a bill that would regulate stem-cell research, with two Republicans who originally supported the measure jumping back to join their caucus. Senate […] Read More

The new exploratory stem cell center will acquire

Human embryonic stem cell exploratory center funded

September 19, 2003 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

The UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will establish a federally funded Exploratory Center for Human Embryonic Cell Research. The center will acquire, characterize, and in some cases, distribute, National Institutes […] Read More