Study From Moltke Lab Describes How Immune Sentinel Tuft Cells Differentiate From Epithelial Stem Cells

May 12, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: ,

New research from the Moltke Lab at UW Medicine describes how our body generates an enigmatic cell type, known as tuft cells, that detects parasitic worms and helps to mobilize an immune response. Read More

SpyLigation Uses Light to Switch on Proteins

April 17, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , ,

Light-activation technology developed by the Cole DeForest Research Group has potential applications in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and understanding how the body works. Read More

Breaking Boundaries in Skin Research With Biosensors and Optogenetics

April 14, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

Cory Simpson, MD, PhD and Andre Berndt, PhD detail how advances in biosensor and optogenetic technology are opening up new possibilities in dermatology research. Read More

Gene-Edits Safely Reduce Irregular Heartbeats in Cell Therapy for Heart Disease

April 6, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Heart Regeneration, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: ,

Researchers in the Murry Lab have demonstrated that a quadruple gene editing approach safely suppresses irregular heartbeats in stem cell therapy for injured hearts. Read More

NIH Grant Advances Alzheimer’s Research – And Launches a Career

March 28, 2023 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

Tiara Schwarze-Taufiq, an ISCRM undergraduate fellow in 2021, is now a Research Scientist in the Young Lab thanks to an NIH R21 grant made possible in part by her own research. Read More

Meet Jenny Robinson

January 23, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty

New ISCRM faculty member Jenny Robinson, PhD has built a career researching how differences in sex hormones influence soft tissue regeneration, a question that first occurred to her on the soccer field. Read More

Research from Freedman Lab Reveals Surprising Finding About Common Cause of Kidney Disease

January 5, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , ,

A paper from the Freedman Lab, published this week in Nature Communications, reveals a surprising finding about the way cysts form in PKD organoids, a discovery that could have clinical implications. Read More

ISCRM Researchers Identify Gene With Dual Influence on Bone and Muscle Development

November 29, 2022 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , , , ,

Using zebrafish as a model, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Systems Biology Lab describe how wnt16 dually influences bone and muscle development and growth. Read More

WRF Fellowships for Two ISCRM Undergraduate Researchers

November 7, 2022 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Heart Regeneration | Tagged: , , ,

Undergraduate student researchers Dessirée Ortaç and Eesha Murali have received Washington Research Foundation Fellowships that will support their time in the lab through the end of the 2023 school year. Read More

Cascadia Corridor Research Symposium Comes to Seattle

October 10, 2022 | Categories: Announcements, Core Faculty, Research | Tagged:

The symposium will take place November 3-4 on the UW Medicine South Lake Union campus and will feature keynote addresses from ISCRM Associate Director Jen Davis, PhD and David Granville, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. Read More