Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

About the Department

USC recently established the department to spearhead multidisciplinary, educational initiatives across the university.

The department’s unique courses and training programs provide a perspective on how the body’s own developmental and repair mechanisms can restore damaged cells, tissues and organs, advancing our scientific knowledge and redefining how we treat human diseases with regenerative medicine.

About the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

1.a.-Leadership-web

“I wanted the opportunity to create something special within the emerging field of regenerative medicine.”
Andrew P. McMahon, PhD, FRS
W. M. Keck Provost Professor and Chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Director, Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC
Chair of the Executive Committee, USC Stem Cell
Chair’s Corner

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Rong Lu (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

What I’m reading: Top picks from stem cell faculty

Rong Lu: In a recent issue of Nature, Fan Zhou, Bing Liu and colleagues present their work on tracing the developmental origin of blood stem cells, also known as hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), in mice. Interestingly, grafts of single HSC precursor cells from 11-day-old mouse embryos showed quite different capacities to repopulate the blood. Analysis of gene activity enabled
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Keck School Events

Pathology Resident Conference: Drs. Christina Wei and Andrew Fong

Pathology Resident Conference: Drs. Christina Wei and Andrew Fong

08/26/2016
LAC+USC Medical Center, Clinic Tower, Room A7A
8:00 am - 9:00 am

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