Stem cell researchers receive $1.6 million from CIRM for spinal cord injury studies

UCI stem cell researchers have received $1.6 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to create a new line of neural stem cells that can be used to treat chronicle cervical spinal cord injury. Aileen Anderson, director of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at UCI, will lead the effort. The […]

UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman leads a spirited crowd in a hearty Zot, Zot, Zot! at the UCI Medal Awards.

UCI closes Orange County’s largest philanthropic campaign, surpassing $1 billion goal

Strong community, donor involvement lead to funding for scholarships, academic chairs, high-impact research and projects that make a difference

Ashley Fong

Ashley Fong wins Grad Slam

She explains how to mend a broken heart – with stem cells – at first UCOP competition for grad students

Ashley Fong

How can you mend a broken heart?

Let Ashley Fong tell you. It’s the pitch the UCI doctoral student will make at the UCOP Grad Slam competition

UCI, UCLA awarded $8 million to launch collaborative stem cell clinic

In a first-of-its-kind alliance, UC Irvine’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and UCLA’s Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research have received a five-year, $8 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to establish a CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinic.

Hub of healing

What excites Nan Luke about the new Sue and Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute at UC Irvine isn’t the spacious clinic or pristine laboratories, offices and meeting rooms. It’s the interaction that will take place there between patients like herself and researchers. Both are driving the effort to see if and how stem cells […]

UCI joins CIRM in observing Stem Cell Awareness Day

Scientists throughout California and in Australia celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day Thursday, Sept. 25, to foster greater understanding about stem cell research and the range of potential applications for disease and injury. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine – the state’s stem cell research funding agency – and Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories in […]