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

American Academy of Arts and Sciences selects Dr. Randall Moon as Fellow

April 29, 2013 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , ,

University of Washington faculty members Susan Eggers and Randall Moon have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The 4,000 fellows and 600 foreign honorary members of the academy include more than 250 Nobel Prize laureates and 60 Pulitzer Prize winners. Read the full story at UW Today. Read More

2011 LSDF/WBBA Open House Poster

ISCRM Researchers Receive $4 Million LSDF Grant for Diabetes Stem Cell Research

September 1, 2011 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

ISCRM researchers are to receive $4 million in funding from the Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) to launch a new program for cell-based diabetes therapy. The program will be led by UW investigators in partnership with collaborators across the state and the focus will be to develop human stem cells to restore insulin […] Read More