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Rotational modeling process used in research to develop a rehealing glove.

UW Medicine researchers seek a way to regenerate digits

August 12, 2016 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

UW Medicine researchers seek a way to regenerate digits A 7-year-old girl sticks her finger through the spinning spokes of her brother’s bike. The tip gets torn off. She soon arrives in the emergency room, where Dr. Christopher Allan and his fellow UW Medicine surgeons face a decision. Should they attempt microsurgical reattachment? Suture the […] Read More

Xuan Guan

Disease-in-a-dish model to improve treatments

August 4, 2016 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

Scientists’ ability to guide cell growth drives one vision of healthcare’s future Say you’re sick. You head to your doctor and discuss personal details about your body. The doc thoughtfully checks your symptoms, maybe administers a test or two, and then delivers a diagnosis. When it’s time to recommend treatment, though, “personal” probably will yield […] Read More

Dr. Cecilia Giachelli

ISCRM faculty member, Dr. Cecilia Giachelli, elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

August 1, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

A dozen scientists and engineers from the University of Washington, including ISCRM’s Cecilia Giachelli, have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. The new members were selected for “their outstanding record of scientific achievement and willingness to work on behalf of the academy in bringing the best available science to bear on issues within the state […] Read More

Drs. Cole DeForest and Norm Beauchamp

ISCRM faculty to receive UW Awards of Excellence

May 24, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , ,

ISCRM is pleased to share that Dr. Cole DeForest will receive a Distinguished Teaching Award and Dr. Norm Beauchamp will receive the David B. Thorud Leadership Award at the 46th Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony. The event will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:30pm in Meany Theater. The Awards of Excellence honor members of the […] Read More

ISCRM's Chuck Murry honored at upcoming NWABR Gala event

May 10, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Dr. Chuck Murry is being honored locally at this year’s Northwest Association for Biomedical Research annual “Speak up for Research” Gala.  Chuck will be receiving the Dr. Alvin J. Thompson Award for outstanding research and significant contributions to the advancement of biomedical research. Click here for more information about the event >> Read More

Intestinal organoid

With CRISPR, Modeling Disease in Mini Organs

May 6, 2016 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , , ,

Traditionally, gene therapy efforts have attempted to treat genetic diseases by modifying DNA inside a patient’s body, but it has been a challenge to deliver the genetic material to all the target tissue, let alone to do so safely. But in recent years, advances in gene editing and stem cell research have enabled scientists to […] Read More

Gaylane Scott

ISCRM takes science roadshow to Mill Creek Middle School

April 7, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Scientists and doctors from the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington brought their labs to the Kent school on March 31 to show students their research. Students were assigned one of four presentations to attend during their science class period based on their interest. The labs covered topics including, […] Read More

Deepkiran Singh

Stem cell research gets undergrads out of classroom

March 23, 2016 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , ,

Students help conduct intensive, real-world research at UW Medicine lab UW undergraduate Randy Lu grasps a pair of tweezers in each hand. His fingers make imperceptible movements as he dissects the tiny abdomen of a fruit fly. The tweezers and Lu’s hands look garishly large next to the insect, which is a mere speck in […] Read More

Illustration of approach to ITOMIC study of cancer patients.

Study tells of cancer patient’s unprecedented level of care

January 25, 2016 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

32 researchers at 14 institutions joined to identify personalized treatment options for woman with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer A new report documents one cancer patient’s experience with an unprecedented level of individualized care, provided through the University of Washington Center for Cancer Innovation. In the study, 32 experts from 14 institutions teamed to identify potential interventions for a patient […] Read More

New book published on regenerative medicine for degenerative muscle diseases

January 12, 2016 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , , ,

Congratulations to ISCRM’s Casey Childers and Hannele Ruohola-Baker who are contributing authors of a new book entitled Regenerative Medicine for Muscle Diseases. The book, edited by Casey Childers, delves into the cutting-edge research having to do with degenerative skeletal disorders, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy and congenital myopathy, and gene replacement therapy and stem cell […] Read More

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Research Update Meeting

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December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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