Early Stage Investigator Award for Alec Smith

January 8, 2021 | Categories: Announcements, Award | Tagged: , , , ,

Alec Smith finds the mentors to support his growth, opportunities to master the art of differentiating stem cells into neuronal and skeletal muscle, and critical funding to propel his path to independence. Read More

ISCRM Researchers Pursue Personalized Medicine for Heart Failure

December 3, 2020 | Categories: Award, Research | Tagged: , , , ,

With a Collaborative Science Award from the American Heart Association Jen Davis, Farid Moussavi-Harami , and Tom Daniel are on a mission to develop new tools to help cardiologists personalize treatments for certain heart diseases too. Read More

DeForest Lab Pioneers 4D Biomimicry Systems With Ingenuity, Collaboration, and an NIH Grant

October 1, 2020 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Uncategorized | Tagged: , ,

In reality show terms, Cole DeForest and his team manufacture tiny bio-worlds staged to mimic living systems, force an eclectic cast of cells to cohabitate, apply light, heat, and chemicals to stir up drama, then record it all with sophisticated monitoring equipment. What they see on the tiniest scales, could have major implications for medicine. Read More

Meet the FY21 ISCRM Fellows

July 8, 2020 | Categories: Award

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Improving Islet Transplantation to Treat Type 1 Diabetes

June 22, 2020 | Categories: Award | Tagged: , , , , , ,

A major grant from the NIH will allow three ISCRM investigators to use their combined expertise in islet and stem cell biology, vascular biology and cellular immunology, and biomaterials to significantly improve the wellbeing of people with type 1 diabetes. Read More

With NIH Funding, Freedman Lab to Use Kidney Organoids to Predict Adverse Effects of Genome Editing

October 1, 2019 | Categories: Announcements, Award, Research | Tagged: , , , ,

Nearly 40 million Americans are impacted by chronic kidney disease, a family of progressive conditions associated with widespread health complications, including higher risk for heart disease. Read More