ISCRM Awards State Funding for Scholars and Pilot Programs

November 30, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

Congratulations to the 2017 ISCRM Scholars and Innovation Pilot Program Awardees The ISCRM Scholars Program, funded by the State of Washington, is a newly established program that provides one year of funding for predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees doing research in stem cell and regenerative medicine technologies. Each of the six scholars selected for the 2017 […] Read More

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Congratulations 2017 Tietze Research Award Recipients

September 15, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Tietze Research Awards in Stem Cell Research, funded through a generous multi-year commitment by the John H. Tietze Foundation. Read More

ISCRM Innovation Pilot Awards — Call for Proposals

August 29, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

ISCRM is pleased to announce its new Innovation Pilot Award (IPA) program. Supported by new resources from the State of Washington, the IPA program aims to support innovative research of any current UW Faculty member of ISCRM (Acting, Research and Regular Faculty) who is pursuing novel experiments that are directly relevant to stem cell biology […] Read More

Tietze Research Awards — Call for Proposals

June 7, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

ISCRM is pleased to share a funding opportunity made possible through the generosity of the John H. Tietze Foundation. The John H. Tietze Stem Cell Scientist Award and the Jaconette L. Tietze Young Scientist Award are awarded annually. Click here for Summer 2016 winners >> Please see the Tietze Award Announcement for 2017 for details. The deadline for all proposals […] Read More

New Leadership Announced at ISCRM

May 1, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

We have announced the appointment of Professor Charles (Chuck) Murry as the new Director of ISCRM. Murry is the successor to ISCRM’s Founding Director and eminent pharmacologist, Professor Randall T. Moon. Dr. Murry is the Woods Professor of Pathology, Bioengineering and Medicine/Cardiology at the University of Washington and Co-Director for the UW Center for Cardiovascular […] Read More

Allen Institute researchers have found astonishing variability of the intracellular organization inside human stem cells.

New portal vividly reveals the diversity of cell structures

April 5, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , , ,

Textbook diagrams of cells show a cursory membrane, nucleus and mitochondria. They have never adequately conveyed cells’ variation and complexity. Seattle’s Allen Institute for Cell Science has unveiled an online portal with stunning images of living cells, and  developed 10 stem-cell lines, genetically tagged with fluorescent dyes that cause different structures to glow. The cells are helping researchers […] Read More

Seattle 7th grader paving way for more girls to succeed in math and science

March 29, 2017 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

A middle school student in Seattle is trying to pave the way for more girls to succeed in math and science. Elena Weitz, 12, is a 7th grader at Seattle Country Day School. She said her goal is to start a nonprofit to get more girls into STEM. “My favorite subject is science. I just […] Read More

Dr. Jordan Klaiman teaching about muscle electrophysiology.

UW team brings science to life for Mill Creek Middle School students

December 29, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Science is golden at one Kent middle school, where top researchers and physicians occasionally visit to present an intriguing episode of show and tell. The University of Washington Science and Medicine Day returned Dec. 15 to Mill Creek Middle School, giving seventh- and eighth-graders a closer look at a fascinating and evolving field – stem […] Read More

UW, family rewriting neuromuscular research

November 23, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Physicians and researchers at the UW Medicine Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine have partnered up with a nonprofit foundation in one of the leading efforts to find a cure or treatment for a rare neuromuscular disease called myotubular myopathy (MTM). The inherited disease is almost exclusively found in males and becomes evident at birth. […] Read More

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Kelly Stevens Receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award

October 5, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

ISCRM’s Dr. Kelly Stevens, an assistant professor in UW Bioengineering and in Pathology, has received a 2016 National institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award in support of her work to build artificial human tissues from stem cells, and to remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient. The New Innovator Award, part […] Read More