Meet the 2021-2022 ISCRM Fellows

September 14, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

The 2021-2022 ISCRM Fellows were selected from a deep pool of undergraduate students, PhD students, and postdoc. Each ISCRM Fellow has received a state-funded fellowship to support their research. Read More

Gene Editing May Help Address Arrhythmia Challenges in Heart Regeneration

June 21, 2021 | Categories: Heart Regeneration, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

New data presented by ISCRM Director Chuck Murry suggests gene-editing may be the key to clearing a major hurdle for researchers hoping to remuscularize injured hearts with stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes Read More

ISCRM Welcomes Thelma Escobar

May 6, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

Thelma Escobar, PhD, joins the University of Washington as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and an ISCRM faculty member 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

Rainbow Heart

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

Supercharging Antibodies for Better Medicine

April 2, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized | Tagged: , , , ,

Researchers from the Ruohola-Baker Lab have collaborated with the Institute for Protein Design on a technology in which designed proteins assemble antibodies in nanocage structures, increasing their potency against cancer, COVID-19, and other diseases. Read More

Fighting Racial Inequity by Funding Black Scientists

January 26, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

More than 260 women faculty in biomedical engineering call on NIH to address funding disparities that discriminate against Black scientists 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