Stem Cell Stories

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Virtual Events

Muscle Wasting and Repair - Treating Inflammatory Muscle Disease?

Michael Hicks, PhD, 
Tahseen Mozaffar, MD

Tuesday, May 04, 2021, 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Towards a Stem Cell-Based Treatment for Parkinson's Disease - Where do we stand?

Lorenz Studer, MD

Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021, 9:00 AM Pacific Time

Stem Cell Insights into Epilepsy - Seizures in a Petri Dish?

Diane O'Dowd, PhD
& Jack Lin, PhD

Tuesday, April 06, 2021 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Latest News

UCI-led team develops transplant biomaterial that doesn’t trigger immune response

June 3, 2021

A multidisciplinary research team led by Jonathan Lakey, Ph.D., professor of surgery and biomedical engineering at the University of California, Irvine, has developed a biomaterial for pancreatic islet transplants that doesn’t trigger the body’s immune response.

NIH grant will fund study of novel approach to repairing permanently damaged retinas

April 18, 2021

Magdalene Seiler, Ph.D., UCI associate professor of physical medicine & rehabilitation, has been awarded a five-year, $3,823,950 grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a preclinical study on rodent models of an innovative co-graft approach to repair permanently damaged retinas.

Leslie Thompson Tackles Huntington’s Disease One Gene at a Time

March 16, 2021

The UCI professor has dedicated her career to finding answers to a rare genetic disease’s most crucial questions.

Infographics and Photos

The Stem Cell Core Facility

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Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center Faculty

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Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center Seed Grant Program

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