Community-Driven Medicine

By the time he was in high school, Thomas Khuu knew he wanted to be a doctor. Khuu is now a senior at the University of Washington (Biochemistry), where his commitment to the greater good has helped him earn special recognition: a spot on the 2019 Husky 100 list. Read More

Pioneering Progress

For decades, Dr. George Kraft has been at the vanguard of discovery in the field of multiple sclerosis (MS) research. His name is attached to landmark studies that have shaped how people with the debilitating disease are diagnosed, cared for, and treated. And yet, even Dr. Kraft looks up at the stars. Read More

Life in the Fast Lane

The goal was to shorten the time from discovery to treatment, for the benefit of current and future patients suffering from chronic conditions, like cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and other disorders. Read More

Studying the Causes of Infertility

Of all the mysteries surrounding the beginning of human life, one question has drawn particular interest from researchers at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM). Simply put, for women who are unable to get pregnant, what is happening at the cellular level that is preventing life from taking hold? Read More

Repairing the Failing Brain

On January 9th, join ISCRM at UW Medicine South Lake Union for a Public Forum on stem cell science and the potential for new treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative diseases. Read More

Bringing a Shared Love of Science to ISCRM

This is the story of twin sisters who followed intertwining paths to an ISCRM lab, where they now work side-by-side taking on the world’s leading cause of death. Read More

Kidney Chips in Space

It’s a mind-bending marriage of science and technology: a story of the microscopic, the extraterrestrial, and above all, the ingenuity of the human spirit. And UW Medicine and the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) are right in the middle of the action. Read More

Sharing a Passion for Science

When the students of W.F. West High School in Chehalis return to class in the fall, the hallway chatter about summer will bounce like percolating molecules from family vacations to fast food jobs. Some may have traveled to new places, mastered new skills, or made new friends. Only a few will be able to say they held a human brain. Read More

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