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 Stem Cell

Broad Innovation Award winners aim to reduce bathroom breaks with stem cells

March 17th, 2017|

Having a baby can change a woman’s life in one way that she is often too embarrassed to mention. Childbirth can cause urinary incontinence, which affects up

Next-generation stem cell scientists evidence strong nerves at USC mini-symposium

March 15th, 2017|

By Cristy Lytal

Five next-generation scientists got everyone’s neurons firing at the Junior Faculty Candidate Mini-symposium, hosted by USC’s Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine on

World Kidney Day: USC’s Andy McMahon and Ken Hallows discuss kidney health and research

March 15th, 2017|

One in 10 people is affected by chronic kidney disease worldwide. On March 9, 2017, World Kidney Day shines a spotlight on the importance of kidneys and

CIRM awards $2.29 million to support stem cell-based therapy for knee osteoarthritis

March 8th, 2017|

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), California’s stem cell agency, has awarded the biopharmaceutical company Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CBMG) $2.29 million to support pre-clinical

Research group awarded $12 million to establish tissue regeneration center

March 8th, 2017|

A research team called C-DOCTOR (Center for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Tissue and Organ Regeneration), initiated by the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, is one step

Support the UKRO Los Angeles Marathon Charity Relay Team

March 8th, 2017|

One out of every two adults will develop chronic kidney disease during their lifetimes. To help these patients, USC scientists and clinicians are putting their feet to

Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien awarded $1.7 million to study heart regeneration

March 3rd, 2017|

Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien, an investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and principal investigator with USC Stem Cell, has been awarded nearly

The Broad Foundation gives a 10th birthday gift to stem cell centers

March 1st, 2017|

Scientists from USC, UCLA and UCSF gathered at a symposium recently to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their three stem cell research centers, established with support from

USC Michelson Center for Convergent Science emphasizes collaborative approach to treating cancer patients

March 1st, 2017|

AnneMarie Ciccarella describes herself as an “accidental advocate.”

A need to understand her disease led the breast cancer survivor to travel to a national cancer conference where she

What I’m Reading: Stem Cell Postdoc Zlatka Stojanova offers a top pick

February 22nd, 2017|

Zlatka Stojanova: Usher syndrome is a devastating genetic disorder that causes profound hearing loss, balance disorders and progressive blindness. In the ear, mutations in the Usher 1c