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

Ganglion cells created in mice in bid to fix diseased eyes

December 13, 2022 | Categories: Uncategorized

A UW Medicine team led by Tom Reh, PhD had previously shown that neurons could be coaxed from glial cells in the retinal tissue of mice. Now they’ve refined the process to produce specific cells. Read More

Another Job for Mighty Mitochondria: Regulating Stem Cell Division

December 8, 2022 | Categories: Uncategorized

Research from the Ruohola-Baker Lab shows that mitochondria determine whether a stem cell can reproduce or not, a finding that sheds new light on the factors that influence cell cycles. Read More