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Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC (Photo by Chris Shinn)

USC and CIRM celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day

Please join USC and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) in celebrating Stem Cell Awareness Day on October 8, 2014 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Eli …

Neil Segil, PhD, (right) gets a glimpse into retinal regeneration. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC stem cell PhD students present their blueprints for rebuilding the body

Video by Alric Devotta The students in the new PhD program in Development, Stem Cells, and Regenerative Medicine recently presented some ideas that would give Dr. Frankenstein a run for his money. …

Sriram Rao, a high school student from Harvard-Westlake School in the USC EiHS program, worked in the lab of Ruchi Bajpai in the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC offers a summer of stem cells for local high school students

Twenty-three local high school students spent their summer vacations in a very unusual place: the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC. This August, …

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PIBBS boasts stellar new class of students

Lured to USC by the Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences (PIBBS) — the gateway into PhD programs in biomedical and biological sciences — 30 new PhD students will call the Health …

CIRM President C. Randal Mills (left) (Photo by Gerald Devotta)

USC rolls out the cardinal carpet for the new president of California’s stem cell agency

“I will be beating the better, faster drum as long as there are patients that need to be treated,” said C. Randal Mills, the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of …

Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC (Photo by Chris Shinn)

The Broad Foundation advances stem cell research at USC

Albert Einstein once said, “A person who has not made his great contribution to science before the age of 30 will never do so.” To ensure that young scientists have the opportunity …

From right, philanthropist Kin-Chung (KC) Choi; USC’s stem cell research center director Andy McMahon and program director Qing Liu-Michael; and KC’s wife Amy Choi, daughter Lucia Choi-Dalton, daughter-in-law Queence Choi, and son and USC alumnus Henry Choi. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC Stem Cell celebrates the grand opening of the Choi Family Therapeutic Screening Facility

How can scientists make more accurate predictions about which potential drugs will effectively treat disease — before launching expensive and laborious human clinical trials? USC’s new Choi Family Therapeutic Screening Facility offers …

Kidney (Image by Lori O'Brien/McMahon Lab)

USC launches one of California’s first master’s programs in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine

Video by Ryan Ball USC is pleased to offer one of the first master’s programs in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine in California. “The program gives students a unique entrée into …

Zebrafish skulls (watercolor by Kristin Chen)

USC Roski and USC Stem Cell announce new collaboration

What happens when USC students — some studying art and design, others stem cell biology — examine zebrafish skulls under a microscope? It depends on who’s looking. During spring 2014, scientists at the …

Keynote speaker Clive Svendsen (right) and Director Andy McMahon

A Retreat from everything but stem cells

It wasn’t the pristine 27-hole course that drew more than 120 stem cell researchers from USC and beyond to the Desert Princess Golf Resort near Palm Springs. It was the sixth annual …

Andrew P. McMahon, PhD, FRS, points out a few things about his research. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC Stem Cell Social

The dessert tray seemed to regenerate and the cheese platter seemed self-renewing at the first USC Stem Cell Social, held on October 25 at the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for …

Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC (Photo by Chris Shinn)

USC teams with CIRM to celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day

For the millions of people around the world who suffer from incurable diseases and injuries, Stem Cell Awareness Day is a time for hope. In honor of the occasion, USC Stem Cell, …

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2013 EiHS & CIRM STAR Colloquium and Poster Presentation

James Hur (right), a student from Harvard-Westlake School, describes his research on healing radiation wounds at the USC Early Investigator High School (EiHS) & USC CIRM Science, Technology and Research (STAR) Colloquium …

High school panelists Darren Harris, Philbert Mach and Chisom Onyea talk about researching stem cells at USC.

Forum kicks off USC’s summer high school programs in stem cell research

More than 20 local students are enjoying a summer of hands-on experience in stem research laboratories through the USC Early Investigator High School (EiHS) and the USC CIRM Science, Technology and Research …

Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC (Photo by Chris Shinn)

Startups get a leg up at annual business competition

Winners of the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies’ New Venture Seed Competition were announced at the Marcia Israel Awards Banquet on May 2. The annual USC Marshall School of Business event, …

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CIRM STAR students won first and third place at high school science fair

Every year, the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research hosts about 20 high school students in a summer program partially funded by the CIRM STAR …

Stem cells (Image courtesy of Justin Ichida)

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.

Stem Cell Symposium speakers, from left: Paul Khavari, Jeremy Reiter, Cheng-Ming Chuong, Ophir Klein, Tannishtha Reya, Andrew McMahon, Margaret Fuller, Arthur Lander, and Roel Nusse (Photo by Ryan Ball)

Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research hosts first annual Stem Cell Symposium

It was standing room only at the first Stem Cell Symposium hosted by the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC.

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Keck School launches programs for budding stem cell researchers

Two new summer education programs at the Keck School of Medicine of USC aim to give high school students with aspirations for careers in biomedical research a special opportunity to gain experience …

Gov. Schwarzenegger, USC President C. L. Max Nikias and Eli Broad enjoy a walk around the premises.

Luminaries unite to open the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC

Photos by Jon Nalick and Steve Cohn California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined USC administrators, trustees, elected public officials and over 150 invited guests in the much-anticipated dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the …