Drs. Jessica Young and Kelly Stevens

Congratulations 2016 Tietze Research Award Recipients

October 3, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) is pleased to announce the Summer 2016 winners of the Tietze Research Awards in Stem Cell Research, funded through a generous multi-year commitment by the John H. Tietze Foundation. Funding for research during these times is especially competitive. The Tietze Awards are timely and generous responses to a […] Read More

Dr. Cecilia Giachelli

ISCRM faculty member, Dr. Cecilia Giachelli, elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

August 1, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

A dozen scientists and engineers from the University of Washington, including ISCRM’s Cecilia Giachelli, have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. The new members were selected for “their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state […] Read More

Drs. Cole DeForest and Norm Beauchamp

ISCRM faculty to receive UW Awards of Excellence

May 24, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

ISCRM is pleased to share that Dr. Cole DeForest will receive a Distinguished Teaching Award and Dr. Norm Beauchamp will receive the David B. Thorud Leadership Award at the 46th Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony. The event will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:30pm in Meany Theater. The Awards of Excellence honor members of the […] Read More

ISCRM's Chuck Murry honored at upcoming NWABR Gala event

May 10, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Dr. Chuck Murry is being honored locally at this year’s Northwest Association for Biomedical Research annual “Speak up for Research” Gala.  Chuck will be receiving the Dr. Alvin J. Thompson Award for outstanding research and significant contributions to the advancement of biomedical research. Click here for more information about the event >> Read More

Gaylane Scott

ISCRM takes science roadshow to Mill Creek Middle School

April 7, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Scientists and doctors from the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington brought their labs to the Kent school on March 31 to show students their research. Students were assigned one of four presentations to attend during their science class period based on their interest. The labs covered topics including, […] Read More

New book published on regenerative medicine for degenerative muscle diseases

January 12, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , , ,

Congratulations to ISCRM’s Casey Childers and Hannele Ruohola-Baker who are contributing authors of a new book entitled Regenerative Medicine for Muscle Diseases. The book, edited by Casey Childers, delves into the cutting-edge research having to do with degenerative skeletal disorders, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy and congenital myopathy, and gene replacement therapy and stem cell […] Read More

ISCRM Faculty Member featured in The Scientist

December 1, 2015 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

The work of ISCRM faculty member, Casey Childers, on a gene therapy in children with a rare and fatal muscle weakness disorder called X-linked myotubular myopathy was highlighted in a Dec. 1, 2015 article in The Scientist. The piece looks at cell therapies approaching the clinic. Read the full story at The Scientist. Read More

Shiv Bhandari

$10M award to enable trials for Heart Regeneration Program

October 21, 2015 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , ,

Washington Research Foundation invests in UW Medicine stem-cell therapy to restore heart muscle A $10 million investment from the Washington Research Foundation will enable UW Medicine scientists to begin clinical trials of a treatment that has the potential to restore heart tissue in people who have suffered heart attacks. The investment supports UW Medicine’s Heart […] Read More

Dr. Randy Moon

ISCRM’s Founding Director to receive UW Medicine’s Lifetime Innovator Award

October 20, 2015 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

ISCRM is pleased to share that Dr. Randy Moon will receive the UW Medicine Lifetime Innovator Award at an event on November 5th. This annual event celebrates the work of outstanding researchers, inventors and exemplars. The Inventor of the Year Award recognizes exemplary senior scientists whose innovations in their field have dramatically improved worldwide health care and the […] Read More

Dr. Deok-Ho Kim

Deok-Ho Kim named 2015 Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering

September 30, 2015 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

ISCRM’s Deok-Ho Kim, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at University of Washington, has been named a 2015 Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) by the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). Dr. Kim is one of only 11 distinguished honorees this year who are tenure-track assistant professors working in the field of cellular […] Read More