CCRM and the Stem Cell Network are pleased to announce that Hesham Soliman, from the University of British Columbia, has won the 2018 People's Choice Award for the Cells I See art contest. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the popular competition is about the beauty of stem cells seen directly through the microscope or through the interpretive lens of the artist. “Heart of Gold,” which is a 3D reconstruction of a cardiac progenitor-derived adipocyte that looks like a heart, won by a landslide. Hesham will receive a $500 cash prize courtesy of Cells I See sponsor OIRM. Congratulations Hesham!
Interesting Article from Dr. Fabio Rossi and Dr. Judy Illes: A consensus is building on how to move forward on stem cells
BCRegMed & the Eli and Edy Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research of University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine are proud to host a one day Virtual Symposium. Abstracts due by September 15!!
Congratulation to CBR summer studentship award winner Nima Derakhshan for winning the CBR Poster Award titled: VEGFA in Skeletal Muscle Regeneration: Beyond angiogenic activity. Congratulation to Dr. Elena Groppa as well for the excellent mentorship.
AbCellera Biologics Inc. has entered into a three-year partnership with Drs. Fabio Rossi and Michael Underhill of the University of British Columbia (UBC) to discover, test, and develop therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dyst
Congratulation to Dr. Rossi for receiving the prestigious Foundation Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. $5,635,004 for 7 years funding. Title of project: Fibrosis as a progenitor disease: novel therapeutic opportunities.
Farewell Lunch in Honour of Amir who came as an Observer 11 months ago. Amir was a great addition to the lab and he will be dearly missed. We wish Amir all the best for a bright future!