A colony of human embryonic stem cells stained with fluorescent markers.

U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily lifts stem cell ban

September 9, 2010 | Categories: Research | Tagged: ,

In the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Sept. 6 print edition, I wrote about how the University of Washington is grappling with a recent court ruling that halted federal funding for […] Read More

University of Washington stem cell research in limbo

September 5, 2010 | Categories: Research | Tagged: ,

The University of Washington could be hit hard by a recent court ruling that halted federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research. UW scientists stand to lose at least […] Read More

This is Dr. Charles "Chuck" Murry

Major Improvements Made In Engineering Heart Repair Patches From Stem Cells

October 9, 2009 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , ,

University of Washington (UW) researchers, including Dr. Charles “Chuck” Murry, professor of pathology and bioengineering, have succeeded in engineering human tissue patches free of some problems that have stymied stem-cell repair for […] Read More

Fate Therapeutics, a company started in Seattle with intellectual property from ISCRM, has announced its first clinical trials

May 15, 2009 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: ,

Fate Therapeutics, a La Jolla, CA-based biotech startup tapping advances in stem cell biology to develop new drugs, says it has gained exclusive rights to technology involving blood-forming stem cells […] Read More

Drs. Randy Moon and Tony Blau

Seattle researchers applaud lifting of stem-cell restrictions

March 10, 2009 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , ,

Researchers in Seattle who work with embryonic stem cells reacted with scientific relief and personal jubilation to President Obama’s decision Monday to reverse Bush-era restrictions that have hobbled their field […] Read More

Test may predict cancer response to anemia drugs

June 1, 2008 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , ,

A genetic test may help predict whether giving cancer patients anemia drugs could make their cancer worse, U.S. researchers said on Sunday. Over the past year and a half, eight […] Read More

Stem-cell breakthrough may help UW researchers

November 21, 2007 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , ,

A new method for creating embryonic stem cells would put a host of research projects on a fast track at the University of Washington, where scientists have been limited by […] Read More

US: Keeping stem cell research alive

October 21, 2007 | Categories: Research | Tagged: ,

In an era of reduced federal funding in America for medical research, scientists at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle were thrilled to receive a $10 million grant from […] Read More

Dr. Randall Moon

Private funds keep stem cell research viable in Seattle

September 28, 2007 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

Imagine injecting a heart attack victim with cells that can immediately rebuild the damaged heart, regenerating a damaged spinal cord to restore movement to a paralytic or curing a disorder […] Read More

NIGMS awards University of Washington $10 million for human embryonic stem cell research

September 4, 2007 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , ,

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), one of the National Institutes of Health, has funded a new research program at the University of Washington focused on the study […] Read More