Green and purple stained organoid

ISCRM Research Sheds New Light on COVID-19 and Kidney Health

December 2, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

ISCRM researchers use kidney organoids to demonstrate that COVID-19 is capable of infecting kidney cells directly and test whether a synthetic protein designed by the Institute for Protein Design (IPD) might be capable of preventing infection. Read More

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Undergraduate Students on the Hunt for Cancer Killing Molecules

November 3, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty | Tagged: , ,

Described in the journal Cells, a multi-year effort to identify molecules that target cancer cells gave UW undergraduates real-world laboratory experience. Read More

purple and blue stained retinal cells

Nudging Cells to Repair Damaged Retinas

October 25, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , ,

Researchers led by ISCRM faculty member Tom Reh induce support cells in the retina to become neurons, an approach that someday could help restore vision. Read More

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Watch a Brief Video About ISCRM

September 17, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research

Watch this brief video about the collaborative research community harnessing advances in biology and engineering to confront the root causes of disease. Read More

ISCRM Researchers Part of $56 Million Grant to Fund Alzheimer’s Research

September 3, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty | Tagged: , ,

The five-year grant awarded to the Kaiser Adult Changes in Thought study (ACT) will fund six cores and three interrelated research projects. Read More

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W.M. Keck Foundation Funds Liver Research in Stevens Lab

September 2, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty | Tagged: ,

A three-year grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will fund a three-year effort by the Stevens Lab to shed light on the role of mechanical factors in liver regeneration. Read More

Kelly Stevens Selected for National Academies New Voices Cohort

July 21, 2021 | Categories: Announcements, Core Faculty | Tagged: ,

ISCRM faculty member Kelly Stevens is one of 22 early career leaders nationwide selected by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (SEM) for the 2021-2023 New Voices Cohort Read More

Kelly Stevens, Jay Shendure, and Cole Trapnell Detail Spatial-Mapping Technology

July 2, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , , ,

UW researchers have created a technique to build single-cell resolution spatial maps of the molecular profiles of mammal cell types Read More

Study Yields New Clue to Strokes of Undetermined Source

May 4, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , ,

Simulations shed light on heart-scarring similarities among patients with atrial fibrillation and those who had embolic stroke but no atrial fibrillation. Read More

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ISCRM Researchers Use Rainbow Reporters to Examine Proliferation of Engrafted Heart Cells

April 19, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Heart Regeneration, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , , ,

ISCRM investigators use rainbow cell technology to demonstrate that injected heart cells proliferate, a finding that could help researchers enhance the efficacy of cell therapy for heart disease and other conditions. Read More