Study from Kueh Lab Describes Surprising Agility in T Cell Threat Assessment

January 11, 2024 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , ,

New research from the Kueh Lab, published in the journal PNAS, reveals surprising insights about the signaling circuitry that allows T cells to elicit tailored responses to a diverse range of threats and proposes a model for future study. Read More

Finding a Sweet Spot for Cultivating Embryonic Cell Lines

January 2, 2024 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , ,

Research from Julie Mathieu and Carol Ware adds to understanding of human early development and the clinical utility of late naïve hESC derived directly from blastocysts. Read More

Welcome Yusha “Katie” Liu

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Dr. Yusha “Katie” Liu joined ISCRM in 2023 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery Read More

Zheng Lab Unveils Platform for Modeling Cerebral Malaria in 3D

November 20, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

A new paper from the Zheng Lab, published in Cell Reports, unveils a technique for probing cerebral malaria inflammation in 3D engineered human brain microvessels. Read More

Introducing Feini (Sylvia) Qu

September 22, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty | Tagged: , ,

ISCRM faculty member Feini (Sylvia) Qu will explore the cellular and molecular pathways of composite musculoskeletal tissue regeneration, especially the bones and connective tissues that link our limbs and joints. Read More

Stem Cell-derived Organoids Secrete Tooth Enamel Proteins

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

Researchers led by Hannele Ruohola-Baker have created organoids from stem cells that secrete the proteins that form the enamel that protects our teeth from damage and decay. Read More

FDA Approves Gene Therapy with ISCRM Origins

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

The FDA has approved a first-ever gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy based in part on technology developed by UW Medicine/ISCRM Researchers Read More

Meet the 2023 Tietze Award Winners

June 1, 2023 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

Julie Mathieu, PhD and Niclas Bengtsson, PhD have received prestigious awards from the John H. Tietze Foundation Trust that will help fuel promising research underway in their labs. Read More

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