stem cells

February 13, 2018

A bill in Washington's Legislature would require private stem-cell clinics to post signage warning prospective clients that the therap

January 25, 2018

NPR interviews  Charles Murry, a cardiovascular pathologist and director of UW Medicine's Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, about the future of stem cell research.

January 8, 2018

Favorable interim results have been announced in a small clinical trial of a stem-cell therapy to treat patients with a ra

September 1, 2017

UW Medicine researchers recently lead a successful effort to create "designer" stem cells that might lead to advances in cancer and aging, they say.

Textbook diagrams of cells show a cursory membrane, nucleus and mitochondria. They have never adequately conveyed cells' variation and complexity.

Say you’re sick. You head to your doctor and discuss personal details about your body. The doc thoughtfully checks your symptoms, maybe administers a test or two, and then delivers a diagnosis. 

UW undergraduate Randy Lu grasps a pair of tweezers in each hand. His fingers make imperceptible movements as he dissects the tiny abdomen of a fruit fly.

Few people have made a greater impact doing something "not in the national interest" than pioneering heart-disease researcher Chuck Murry.

Researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine have shown that changes in cellular metabolites, relatively simple compounds, can regulate embryonic stem-cell development at the earliest stages of


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