Julie Mathieu

New Investigator Award for Julie Mathieu Funds Collaborative Cancer Research

June 11, 2021 | Categories: Award, Research | Tagged: , , , ,

Fueled in part by a New Investigator Award from the Cancer Consortium, ISCRM faculty member Julie Mathieu, PhD is partnering with scientists at the Institute for Protein Design and Fred Hutch to develop new treatments for renal cell carcinoma. Read More

A colony of human embryonic stem cells

Move over Gucci; researchers create designer stem cells

September 1, 2017 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

UW Medicine researchers recently lead a successful effort to create “designer” stem cells that might lead to advances in cancer and aging, they say. In a paper published in the journal PNAS, the scientists showed for the first time that a computer-generated protein can be inserted into stem cells to change their epigenetic memory, whose role is to ensure that a cell’s DNA sequence remains intact as it divides. Read More