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

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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

ISCRM Researchers Pursue Personalized Medicine for Heart Failure

December 3, 2020 | Categories: Award, Research | Tagged: , , , ,

With a Collaborative Science Award from the American Heart Association Jen Davis, Farid Moussavi-Harami , and Tom Daniel are on a mission to develop new tools to help cardiologists personalize treatments for certain heart diseases too. Read More

Color-Coding Technology Reveals New Insights About Stem Cell Biology

July 29, 2020 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

Several years ago, Danny El-Nachef was given a mission to create a tool to observe and track how stem cells behaved during the earliest stages of human heart development. While the focus of the challenge was human biology, the x-factor in the solution came from the sea. Read More

ISCRM Faculty Shine a New Light on Scarring

October 12, 2018 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

Collaboration is the engine of scientific progress at UW Medicine and at the Institute of Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM), where 130 researchers are developing stem cell-based approaches to treat diseases affecting nearly every organ and system in the human body.   Read More