Why Tiny Changes in Protein Structure Can Lead to Big Problems for the Heart

May 2, 2024 | Categories: Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

An NIH-funded collaboration involving ISCRM researchers has published a study describing how complementary areas of expertise produced new insights about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at the protein, cell, and tissue levels. 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

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

Welcome Min (Mia) Yang and Nobuhiko (Nobu) Hamazaki

August 8, 2023 | Categories: Uncategorized

ISCRM is thrilled to welcome two new faculty members, Min (Mia) Yang, Assistant Professor, OBGYN and Nobuhiko (Nobu) Hamazaki, PhD, Assistant Professor, OBGYN and Genome Sciences. 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

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

ISCRM Researchers Recover Cells from Hydrogels with Minimal Disturbance

March 1, 2023 | Categories: Uncategorized

Research from the DeForest and Davis Labs describes a new method for cell extraction using engineered versions of an enzyme called sortase that have evolved to recognize and break specific peptide sequences. Read More

Science Nights at the Collective

February 21, 2023 | Categories: Uncategorized

Join ISCRM at the Collective in South Lake Union on the evening of May 4 for Cells in Jello: The Wonder of Biomaterials, a free public science talk. Read More