Gage Crump and Denis Evseenko have received an award from L.K. Whittier Foundation for research on stimulating endogenous chondrocyte progenitors to repair arthritic joints. To read more, visit stemcell.usc.edu/2017/07/07/whittier-foundation-backs-new-group-of-research-projects.
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“I think we’re all here for the same reason,” said Michaela Patterson, a postdoc in the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC. “We’re considering applying for faculty jobs, and we’re at a […]
Can a fish with a malformed jaw tell us something about hearing loss in mice and humans? The answer is yes, according to a new publication in Scientific Reports, involving members of the Crump Lab. To read more, visit stemcell.usc.edu/?p=4968.
The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent months, faculty members have secured numerous grants to support stem cell-based approaches to study […]
D’Juan Farmer grew up in a neighborhood where attending college—let alone pursuing a PhD or postdoctoral training—was not the expectation. Now, he’s earned the inaugural Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellowship, which provides support to recruit exceptional postdoctoral fellows to USC Stem […]
USC Stem Cell scientist Gage Crump is one of seven faculty members with ties to the Health Sciences Campus receiving USC Mentoring Awards. The awards recognize faculty who exemplify the best in mentoring activities and programs, creating environments that further […]
USC Stem Cell scientist Joanna Smeeton knows what arthritis can do to people: she’s witnessed the annual exodus out of her native country of Canada during the winter months. As this year’s Broad Fellow, she is exploring stem cell-based approaches […]
As chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Jay R. Lieberman regularly sees patients with bone defects too severe to heal. This unmet clinical need inspired him to team up with two […]
With craniosynostosis—a birth defect estimated to occur in roughly one out of every 2,500 live births—the fibrous joints (or sutures) fuse together prematurely, leaving the cranium little room to expand to accommodate the growing brain. In a mild case, this […]