University of Washington researcher Charles Murry said the school's new stem-cell institute would help his research.

$100 million stem-cell push

March 9, 2006 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Responding to both growing competition and government-imposed limits on embryonic stem-cell research, the University of Washington is preparing to launch a stem-cell institute and looking to raise $100 million in private money to fund it. The UW’s plans reflect the intense competition it faces from other universities around the country that are boosting research into […] Read More

Bill to regulate stem-cell research fails

April 12, 2005 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

After days of delay, the Senate yesterday killed a bill that would regulate stem-cell research, with two Republicans who originally supported the measure jumping back to join their caucus. Senate Minority Leader Bill Finkbeiner, R-Kirkland, was the lone Republican to vote for the bill, which was defeated 26-23. The measure would have permitted stem-cell research, […] Read More

The new exploratory stem cell center will acquire

Human embryonic stem cell exploratory center funded

September 19, 2003 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

The UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will establish a federally funded Exploratory Center for Human Embryonic Cell Research. The center will acquire, characterize, and in some cases, distribute, National Institutes of Health-approved human embryonic stem cell lines. Read the full story at UW Medicine Online News. Read More