ISCRM Faculty Member Climbs Mt. Baker to Raise Awareness

July 23, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

ISCRM’s Hannele Ruohola-Baker climbed all the way to to the summit of Mt. Baker — to raise awareness and funds for stem cell research. For those of you who contributed to Hannele’s effort to climb — THANK YOU!!!  For those who would like to contribute to this cause — it is not too late! Read […] Read More

Drs. Xinxian Deng

Congratulations 2014 Tietze Research Award Recipients

July 8, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

The Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) is pleased to announce the Spring 2014 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 […] Read More

Drs. Randy Moon

ISCRM Showcased at Special UW Medicine Event

May 22, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged:

On May 21st, ISCRM was featured at the Dean’s Circle Celebration event with a brief 8-minute video telling the story of ISCRM and sharing some of the cutting edge science and discoveries recently made. Read More

ISCRM Faculty Member Featured on UWTV

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Dr. Phil Horner, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at the UW, is working on a unique approach to restoring limb function after chronic spinal cord injury. Dr. Horner and his colleagues are researching how stem cell therapy and stimulation can be used together to restore limb function for people suffering from paralysis after a […] Read More

TEDx Talk: Transforming the approach to cancer

March 27, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

Dr. Tony Blau, ISCRM’s Co-Director, recently presented a talk at TEDxTacoma focused on his Center for Cancer Innovation. A transcript of the video can be found here. Read More

Erica Jonlin is regulatory manager for several planned gene-transfer and stem-cell clinical trials to be conducted in the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Differing U.S. standards stymie stem-cell research

February 6, 2014 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

NIH, FDA policies appear to make most federally funded embryonic stem cell lines unsuitable for clinical use Since the discovery of human embryonic stem cells, scientists have had high hopes for their use to treat a wide variety of diseases. In 2009 the National Institutes of Health established funding guidelines for research that dictate that […] Read More

Dr. Charles Murry in his heart muscle cell research lab.

Dr. Chuck Murry elected as American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow

November 26, 2013 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

Five University of Washington researchers are among 388 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications. Read the full story at UW Today. Read More

Drs. David Baker and Deok-Ho Kim

Dr. Deok-Ho Kim receives Life Sciences Discovery Fund grant

October 4, 2013 | Categories: Announcements

The Life Sciences Discovery Fund has announced that two UW faculty members, including ISCRM’s Dr. Deok-Ho Kim, have been selected to receive Proof of Concept funding to accelerate the translation of promising health-related technologies from concept to commercialization, and an opportunity grant for research and development. LSDF awarded a total of $1.25 million in proof of […] Read More

2013 UW recipients

ISCRM's Dr. Ying Zheng honored by NIH for innovative biomedical research

September 30, 2013 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , , ,

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly 80 grants to scientists working in biomedical research as part of this year’s High Risk-High Reward program. Three University of Washington faculty members are among those honored with a grant. The research program encourages scientists to pursue creative and innovative ideas about biomedical and behavioral research with the aim […] Read More

Drs. Randall Moon and Jason Berndt in March 22 edition of Science

May 10, 2013 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

Randall Moon, director of the UW’s Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) and professor of pharmacology, and Jason Berndt, acting instructor of pharmacology, wrote a review in the March 22 edition of Science about the promise of manipulating Wnt pathways for disease treatment. Read the full story at UW Medicine Online News. Read More