A department

of expert researchers specializing in stem cells and regenerative medicine.

A center

for interdisciplinary, international collaboration on this critical topic.

An initiative

to make USC a leader in the next generation of biological sciences.


USC celebrates Robert E. Maxson’s lifetime of achievement and adventure

USC Emeritus Professor Robert E. Maxson has an understated explanation for why he’s flown so many planes, sailed so many boats, skied so many mountains, played so many guitars, taken so many trips to Antarctica, and studied so many different aspects of developmental biology.

“I’m drawn to things that take all my attention, and things that are demanding in a fun way,” said Maxson, Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, and Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at USC, and recipient of the 2021 USC Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award.

Maxson isn’t the first person in his family to excel …



Students from USC’s Master of Science in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Students share their experiences in USC’s Master of Science in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine degree program. The one-year program with an optional second research year offers courses in cutting-edge biomedical science, including developmental biology, human embryology, regenerative medicine and the translational and therapeutic aspects of stem cell technology.

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