Three USC researchers win $4.3 million in awards from California’s stem cell agency

Three scientists from Keck Medicine of USC have won grants exceeding $4.3 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for research that includes creating a temporary liver for patients, finding novel ways to treat immune disorders and blood diseases, and developing new animal models for heart failure, diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases. The grants, …

Stem cell symposium charts path to patient care

The progress of moving stem cell therapies toward clinical application and the hurdles that must be overcome along the way was the subject of a daylong discussion that took place on September 22 on the Health Sciences campus. The USC Stem Cell Translational and Clinical Sciences Research Symposium featured lectures by USC researchers Martin Pera, …

Janice Liebler, MD

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