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Exploring Regenerative Potential in Zebrafish and Humans

September 27, 2022 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , ,

A study from the Musculoskeletal Systems Biology Lab sheds a light on the characteristics of zebrafish cells that are able to differentiate from progenitor cells into bone cells, and then revert back to a progenitor state. Read More

ISCRM Travels to Chehalis for STEM Camp

September 12, 2022 | Categories: Core Faculty | Tagged:

More than 45 ISCRM faculty, students, and staff traveled to Chehalis to lead two days of a UW STEM camp offered to more than 50 Lewis County high school students. Read More

Modeling a Muscle Disease in 3D

August 17, 2022 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , ,

A team of investigators led by ISCRM faculty members David Mack, PhD and Nate Sniadecki, PhD have shown that is possible to recreate DMD with much more complexity in a 3D model of engineered heart tissue. Read More

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Grant for Escobar Lab Funds AML Research

July 13, 2022 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , , , ,

Thelma Escobar, PhD is collaborating with the Doulatov Lab and the Stem Cell Core to study how mutations in the gene NPM1 drive AML onset. Read More

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Boyle Lab Leads Effort to Improve Stroke Risk Assessment

July 5, 2022 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: ,

ISCRM faculty member Patrick Boyle has received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to improve outcomes for stroke patients by identifying and testing individualized strategies for diagnosing and treating strokes. Read More

Laura Crisa and Farid Moussavi-Harami Receive Tietze Awards

June 3, 2022 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty | Tagged: , , ,

Laura Crisa, MD, PhD and Farid Moussavi-Harami, MD have received prestigious awards from the John H. Tietze Foundation Trust that will help fuel promising research underway in their labs. Read More

Regulating Cells With Designed Proteins

March 1, 2022 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , , ,

ISCRM researchers have developed a tool to selectively control the PRC2 complex – an epigenetic regulator that influences cell fate across multiple stages of development. That tool is a computer-designed protein binder engineered in partnership with the Institute for Protein Design (IPD). Read More

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Kelly Stevens Elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

February 18, 2022 | Categories: Announcements, Core Faculty | Tagged:

Stevens, an assistant professor of bioengineering and of laboratory medicine and pathology, was selected for her work on pioneering approaches to map and replicate human tissues to advance bioengineered organs toward clinical therapy. Read More

Davis Lab Examines a Protein With a Key Role in Scarring

February 16, 2022 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , ,

In a study that came with some unexpected findings, ISCRM researchers reveal new details about the role an RNA binding protein (MBNL1) plays in the steps that lead to scarring in the heart. Read More

Kelly Stevens receives $1.3M Allen Distinguished Investigator Award to study how liver develops

February 9, 2022 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , ,

Kelly Stevens has received an Allen Distinguished Investigator Award to support her work to map and understand how human livers develop. Read More