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Summer Series on Mass Cytometry
Stem Cell Insights into Epilepsy
Stem Cell Stories

About Us

Today’s UC Irvine Stem Cell Research Center is a dynamic center encompassing a diverse array of interdisciplinary investigators that span the schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Law. Our state-of-the-art, LEED Platinum certified research and clinical building houses 23 of our 50 center faculty members.

Center faculty have obtained more than $170 million dollars in grant and foundation funds
. Our research programs include an National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored T32 training grant, state of the art shared equipment, research services programs and a seminar series.

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New Models to Study Neurological Disorders

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Weian Zhao Develops Microscopic Solutions

Irvine, Calif. - January 19, 2021 – The UCI professor and his lab focus on solving problems with speed and accuracy.

CIRM Board Approves Four New Clinical Trials

Oakland, Calif. - November 12, 2020 – The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved four new clinical trials in addition to ten new discovery research awards.

Innovator Awards - Weian Zhao and Sunil Gandhi

Irvine, Calif. - November 10, 2020 – The annual UCI Innovator Awards recognize UCI researchers who actively work to promote the commercialization of intellectual property.