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Inaugural Year 2014-2015

The Stem Cell Institute awarded four one-year grants for collaborative projects that bring researchers together across University departments.

James Dutton, PhD
Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
collaborating with
Melanie Graham, MPH, PhD


Karen Echeverri, PhD
Genetics, Cell Biology and Development
collaborating with
Mark Masino, PhD

Nervous System Regeneration

Susan Keirstead, PhD
Integrative Biology & Physiology
collaborating with
Rita Perlingeiro, PhD

Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy 

Walter Low, PhD
collaborating with
Perry Hackett, PhD
Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

Parkinson’s Disease

Cracking the Code...Diabetes a Top Priority

Read about Stem Cell Institute research for diabetes.

Grants for Spinal Cord Injury Research

Dr. Ann Parr awarded CTSI and Wings of Life grants for her work.

 "It is time to lose the hype without losing the hope."

 University of Wisconsin faculty and lawyer Alta Charo writes about the problems with medical "tourism" for unproven stem cell therapies. You may also want to read the "Patient Advisory on Medical Tourism" put out by a group of reputable scientific organizations.

Stem Cell Institute Leadership

Learn about the vision for the University of Minnesota's Stem Cell Institute. Director Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, addressed the faculty, staff, and students of the SCI in January 2013.




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SCI Weekly Research Conference Schedule

April 30, 2014

Michael Verneris, MD


MEDPEDS2 - Image - 180x222 - Michael Verneris

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
"Two Faces of a Killer:  The Generation of Natural Killer and Innate Lymphoid Cells from Hematopoietic Stem Cells"

  SCI Journal Club Schedule



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