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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

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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

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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