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Probing the power of stem cells

Piece by missing piece, scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are deciphering the powerful gene regulatory circuit that maintains and controls the potential of embryonic stem cells (ESCs) to …

Unraveling the mystery of pluripotency in embryonic stem cells

McMahon discusses central role of stem cell biology in medicine of the future

An important factor identified in reprogramming

Stem cells

USC launches Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research Initiative

A new USC initiative has been introduced to support collaborative research in regenerative medicine and stem cell biology across the university, facilitating the critical move from basic research into clinical applications.

Justin Ichida joins USC’s stem cell biology and regenerative medicine team

FDA approves clinical trial of auditory brainstem implant procedure for children in the U.S.

Chronicle of Higher Education features Scott Fraser

The cover of Developmental Cell features "S1P Receptor Constrains Angiogenesis."

In trio of studies, USC researcher examines biochemical pathways

In his brief tenure as director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC, Andrew McMahon has published three articles, in two key areas of …

Scott Fraser named Provost Professor at USC

Namesake of House Research Institute, Dr. William F. House, dies at 89

Andrew McMahon installed as chair of stem cell biology at Keck School of Medicine of USC

Andrew P. McMahon, newly appointed department chair of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for …

Keck student honored with PhD Achievement Award

Harvard scientist recruited to lead USC’s center for stem cell research and regenerative medicine

USC scientists find mechanism that allows for reprogramming stem cells

Zlokovic named chair of Keck School Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics

Berislav V. Zlokovic, an internationally recognized leader in the research of Alzheimer’s disease and stroke from the University of Rochester Medical Center, has been appointed to the position of professor and chair …

$5 million Zilkha gift to aid namesake institute’s recruitment

Los Angeles businessman and Keck School of Medicine Board of Overseers Member Selim Zilkha recently reaffirmed his commitment to the Keck School center that bears his name with a $5 million gift. …

Zilkha researchers’ zebrafish study reveals refinement of neural connections

USC research listed among top breakthroughs of 2010

USC researchers create first “knockout” rats using embryonic stem cell technology