Stem Cell Stories

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Recorded Lectures

Pushing Stem Cells Around for Therapeutics Stem Cell Therapy in Gastrointestinal Disease

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

Muscle Wasting and Repair - Treating Inflammatory Muscle Disease?

Michael Hicks, PhD,
Tahseen Mozaffar, MD

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

Latest News

Stem cells and spinal-cord injuries: an intricate issue

September 29, 2021

Neuroscientist Aileen Anderson explains why cell therapy to bridge severed neurons has proved more difficult than expected.

UCI receives 5-year, $5 million CIRM award for training of diverse researchers

September 23, 2021

UCI’s Bogi Andersen, professor of biological chemistry and medicine, and Peter Donovan, professor of biological chemistry and developmental and cell biology, are co-principal investigators for the CIRM researcher training program.

Dr. Munjal Acharya Awarded CIRM Grant

August 24, 2021

Substantiated by significant preliminary data, Dr. Acharya and his team will utilize human neural stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles (EVs) to characterize the efficacy and safety to mitigate adverse neurocognitive and neuroinflammatory effects of clinically relevant brain cancer therapies.