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$5.5 million CIRM grant to fund development of new cervical spinal cord injury therapeutic

November 30, 2021

Aileen Anderson, director of UCI’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and professor of physical medicine & rehabilitation, has been awarded a 30-month, $5.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Maksim Plikus Explores the Curiosities of Skin

November 10, 2021

Plikus is developing new ways to help the human body regenerate skin — without scars — by exploring the mechanisms behind tissue repair and stem cell control.

The battle against unlicensed stem cell clinics - Los Angeles Times

November 4, 2021

That’s the concern of Leigh Turner, a public health expert at UC Irvine, longtime critic of stem cell treatment claims and author of a new study that tracked the explosion of businesses offering purported stem cell treatments and cures during the FDA’s hands-off period.

Recorded Lectures

Stem Cells and Aging - Can We Stop the Hands of Time?

Timothy L. Downing, PhD
Michael Zaragoza, MD, PhD

Wednesday, Nov. 02, 2021 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Pushing Stem Cells Around for Therapeutics

Tayloria Adams, PhD
Sunhee Park, MD

Thursday, Oct. 05, 2021 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Lab-Grown Brains: New Models to Study Neurological Disorders

Momoko Watanabe, PhD
Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil

Tuesday, Sep. 07, 2021 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time