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Meet the CIRM Intern

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.

What can we do for you?


Research areas, available resources and clinical trials


Learn about our clinical research and trials


Learn how you can support stem cell research at UCI


See the latest news, videos and upcoming events


Community lectures, special events and opportunities to engage. Find details for future events here.

Stem Cell Seminar Lecture Series

Dr. Shoukhrat Mitalipov

Stem Cell Community Lecture Series

Stem Cells on the Brain

Robert Hunt, PhD & Leonid Groysman, MD


New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds

Irvine, Calif. – March 19, 2020 – A team of University of California, Irvine researchers have published the first comprehensive overview of the major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells as they prepare to heal wounds.

Finally, a possible long-term treatment for type 1 diabetes

Irvine, Calif. - March 10, 2020 – For decades, scientists have searched for a way to transplant healthy pancreatic islet cells into the bodies of people with type 1 diabetes.

Using new genomic technology, UCI researchers discover...

Irvine, Calif. – March 6, 2020 – New discovery in breast cancer could lead to better strategies for preventing the spread of cancer cells to other organs in the body, effectively reducing mortality in breast cancer patients.