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FDA Approves Gene Therapy with ISCRM Origins

July 5, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , ,

The FDA has approved a first-ever gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy based in part on technology developed by UW Medicine/ISCRM Researchers Read More

Meet the 2023 ISCRM IPA Recipients

June 22, 2023 | Categories: Award, Research | Tagged: , , ,

Cole DeForest, Ronald Young Kwon, Feini (Sylvia) Qu, and Meredith Redd have received the 2023 ISCRM Innovation Pilot Awards. Read More

Meet the 2023 Tietze Award Winners

June 1, 2023 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

Julie Mathieu, PhD and Niclas Bengtsson, PhD have received prestigious awards from the John H. Tietze Foundation Trust that will help fuel promising research underway in their labs. Read More

Study From Moltke Lab Describes How Immune Sentinel Tuft Cells Differentiate From Epithelial Stem Cells

May 12, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: ,

New research from the Moltke Lab at UW Medicine describes how our body generates an enigmatic cell type, known as tuft cells, that detects parasitic worms and helps to mobilize an immune response. Read More

SpyLigation Uses Light to Switch on Proteins

April 17, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research | Tagged: , , ,

Light-activation technology developed by the Cole DeForest Research Group has potential applications in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and understanding how the body works. Read More

Breaking Boundaries in Skin Research With Biosensors and Optogenetics

April 14, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

Cory Simpson, MD, PhD and Andre Berndt, PhD detail how advances in biosensor and optogenetic technology are opening up new possibilities in dermatology research. Read More

Gene-Edits Safely Reduce Irregular Heartbeats in Cell Therapy for Heart Disease

April 6, 2023 | Categories: Core Faculty, Heart Regeneration, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: ,

Researchers in the Murry Lab have demonstrated that a quadruple gene editing approach safely suppresses irregular heartbeats in stem cell therapy for injured hearts. Read More

NIH Grant Advances Alzheimer’s Research – And Launches a Career

March 28, 2023 | Categories: Award, Core Faculty, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

Tiara Schwarze-Taufiq, an ISCRM undergraduate fellow in 2021, is now a Research Scientist in the Young Lab thanks to an NIH R21 grant made possible in part by her own research. Read More

ISCRM Researchers Recover Cells from Hydrogels with Minimal Disturbance

March 1, 2023 | Categories: Uncategorized

Research from the DeForest and Davis Labs describes a new method for cell extraction using engineered versions of an enzyme called sortase that have evolved to recognize and break specific peptide sequences. Read More

Science Nights at the Collective

February 21, 2023 | Categories: Uncategorized

Join ISCRM at the Collective in South Lake Union on the evening of May 4 for Cells in Jello: The Wonder of Biomaterials, a free public science talk. Read More

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