Faculty Positions in the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, USC

The Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine ( is recruiting outstanding faculty at all levels in the area of regenerative medicine. We are particularly interested in candidates developing translational efforts around strong disease indications. The department is housed in the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research within …

Bérénice Benayoun receives GSA Nathan Shock New Investigator Award

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)—the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging—has chosen Assistant Professor Bérénice Benayoun of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology as the 2021 recipient of the Nathan Shock New Investigator Award. The distinguished honor is given for outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic …

A Message from Director and Chair Andy McMahon

I hope that this message finds you safe and well. As we return to our labs, I thought this would be a good time to let you know about what has been happening in USC’s stem cell research center. In March, we received instructions to wind down non-COVID-19 research projects in our labs, to minimize …

Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Symposium: The Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Ethics, and Business of Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering

Tuesday, November 27 at 8:30am Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC 3540 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007 Co-hosted by USC Stem Cell and the USC Medicine, Engineering, Science and Humanities (MESH) Academy Register now! PROGRAM Session 1: Disease Modeling and Tissue Engineering Session 2: Chemistry and Translation Session 3: New Technologies …

Amplifying cell signals for potentially lower cost stem cell interventions

Editor’s Note: USC Stem Cell principal investigators Malcolm Snead and Yan Zhou were among the authors of “Supramolecular Nanofibers Enhance Growth Factor Signaling by Increasing Lipid Raft Mobility,” published on April 12, 2016 in Nano Letters, which has an impact factor of 13.592. We asked Snead to share his scientific discovery with our community.

USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center opening is held

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers recently joined board members from the University Kidney Research Organization (UKRO) to celebrate the opening of the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center in the Mudd Memorial Research Building. An initial $3.5 million pledge from UKRO supports the center and its six labs.

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