A Healthy Future After Kidney Failure

Following a successful kidney transplant, Wade Washington resolved to become a transplant surgeon himself. Now he’s pursuing that dream at the UW. Read More

Understanding Alzheimer’s

There are currently no treatments that prevent or slow the progression of this memory-robbing affliction. Researchers at the UW Medicine Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine are determined to change that by taking a closer look at the factors that cause Alzheimer’s. Read More

Supporting Young Scientists

For those who know Eileen and Larry Tietze, it isn’t surprising that they are among the very earliest supporters of the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM), as well as some of the most impactful. Investing in the potential of ideas and in the promise of people is the hallmark of their philanthropy. Read More

ISCRM Director Dr. Chuck Murry takes the stage at TEDxSeattle

Under the billing of Tall Orders, Dr. Murry raised the curtain on the profound potential of stem cells to change the way humans confront chronic disease. Watch the TEDxSeattle program here or read more about the landmark heart regeneration research underway at UW Medicine. Read More

New Muscle Center for UW Medicine

Funded by a five-year $4.3 million Center Award from the National Institute for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), the Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR) will enable researchers to accelerate and expand skeletal muscle research, facilitate novel insights into muscle pathologies, and move therapeutics toward the clinic and the marketplace. Read More