1. 2023

    Scientists engineer potent immune cells for ‘off-the-shelf’ cancer immunotherapy

  2. Stem cell research paves way toward regenerating skeletal muscle

  3. UCLA scientists receive grant to study brain development in diabetic pregnancy

  4. UCLA receives $2 million grant from CIRM to enhance gene and cell therapy manufacturing capacity

  5. UCLA-led study uses base editing to correct mutation that causes rare immune deficiency

  6. 2022

    CIRM grant will help expand patients’ access to innovative UCLA clinical trials

  7. Dean Tracy Johnson receives $2.9M CIRM award to launch undergraduate stem cell training program

  8. Scientists develop blueprint for turning stem cells into sensory interneurons

  9. Dr. Thomas Rando receives prestigious NOMIS Foundation award to study stem cell quiescence

  10. UCLA-led team creates first comprehensive map of human blood stem cell development

  11. 2021

    A longer-lasting COVID vaccine? UCLA study points the way

  12. $17 million awarded to launch clinical trial using CRISPR to correct sickle cell disease gene defect

  13. UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center receives $5 million CIRM grant for research training program

  14. Thomas Rando named director of UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center

  15. Gene therapy offers potential cure to children born without an immune system

  16. Potential COVID-19 treatment identified in UCLA-led lab study

  17. 2020

    Gene therapy gives man with sickle cell disease the chance for a better future

  18. California voters approve Proposition 14

  19. The impact of 15 years of CIRM funding at UCLA

  20. How UCLA scientists are using stem cells to take on COVID-19

  21. UCLA scientists receive grants for COVID-19 research from California’s stem cell agency

  22. Six patients with rare blood disease are doing well after gene therapy clinical trial

  23. 2019

    Three UCLA scientists receive grants totaling more than $18 million

  24. UCLA receives $10 million from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

  25. Clinical trial for late-stage lung cancer opens for recruitment

  26. UCLA scientists create a renewable source of cancer-fighting T cells

  27. 2018

    $5.1 million grant will fund research to develop a stem cell-based therapy for blinding eye conditions

  28. Family travels 7,500 miles to save son’s life with treatment developed at UCLA

  29. New grant funds cutting-edge UCLA clinical trial for late-stage lung cancer

  30. Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Symposium champions patients and research

  31. 2017

    UCLA opens first engineered blood stem cell clinical trial for cancers with the NY-ESO-1 tumor marker

  32. Mice headed for space to test bone-building drug developed at UCLA

  33. Study overturns seminal research about the developing nervous system

  34. Eli and Edythe Broad announce new $1M grant at stem cell symposium hosted by UCLA

  35. 2016

    Dr. Owen Witte receives Stanford University alumni award in biomedical sciences

  36. UCLA's cutting-edge Duchenne muscular dystrophy research funded by California's stem cell agency

  37. Michael Grunstein awarded 2016 Gruber Prize in Genetics

  38. UC regents appoint Dr. Owen Witte University Professor

  39. UCLA stem cell research receives largest number of awards in latest round of funding from California's stem cell agency

  40. 2015

    Zipursky awarded prize

  41. Andrew Goldstein on ESPN

  42. Clinical trial led by UCLA receives $7.4 million in state stem cell funding

  43. BSCRC founding director receives prestigious G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award

  44. Treating sickle cell disease - research shows promising method for correcting genetic code

  45. 2014

    UCLA and UCI awarded $8M to launch collaborative stem cell clinic “center of excellence”

  46. The Broad Foundation donates $4 million to support UCLA research in stem cell science and digestive diseases

  47. BSCRC founding director inducted into Cancer Research Academy

  48. Five UCLA stem cell scientists receive $3.5 million from CIRM that will forward revolutionary stem cell science in medicine

  49. 2013

    UCLA scientists taking stem cell research to patients

  50. Four prominent UCLA stem cell researchers receive CIRM early translational grants

  51. Stem cell researcher receives stem cell “bank” initiative grant

  52. Five exceptional UCLA scholars awarded 2013 Sloan Research Fellowships

  53. 2012

    $6 million awarded to physician-scientists for clinical and translational grants from CIRM

  54. BSCRC scientists awarded $20 million grant to develop new melanoma treatment and test it in clinical trials

  55. Vision improves modestly in patients after human embryonic stem cell transplants

  56. BSCRC receives $1 million to support annual educational symposium

  57. 2011

    President Obama nominates BSCRC Founding Director Dr. Owen Witte to serve on the President's Cancer Panel

  58. NIH Awards $4 million to BSCRC researchers recognizing their leading-edge, innovative research

  59. CIRM awards more than $8 million to BSCRC researchers to investigate basic mechanisms underlying stem cell biology and differentiation

  60. CIRM awards more than $5.3 million to BSCRC researchers to develop innovative tools and technologies

  61. 2010

    CIRM-BSCRC laboratory opens in Terasaki Life Sciences Building

  62. Four UCLA researchers awarded $12 million in grants to translate basic discoveries into therapies

  63. NIH accepts three UCLA human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines into their hESC Registry

  64. 2009

    CIRM awards $49.2 million to BSCRC scientists to advance bench to bedside research

  65. President Obama’s executive order lifts Bush-era limitations on human embryonic-stem-cell research

  66. 2008

    BSCRC receives $19.8 million from CIRM to build new facilities for stem cell research

  67. UCLA researchers are the first in California to create induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells)

  68. 2007

    The Broad Foundations donate $20 million to advance the stem cell research effort at UCLA

  69. Stem cell researchers reprogram normal tissue cells into cells with the same properties as embryonic stem cells

  70. UCLA Stem Cell Institute receives $2.86 million from CIRM to create new laboratory space

  71. 2006

    UCLA Stem Cell Institute recruits five internationally renowned scientists to its research team

  72. 2005

    UCLA launches Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine

  73. 2004

    California voters approve Proposition 71

  74. 2001

    President George W. Bush restricts federal funding for stem cell research

  75. 1998

    World's first human embryonic stem cell lines are created