1. 2021

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

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

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

  4. 2020

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

  5. California voters approve Proposition 14

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

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

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

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

  10. 2019

    Three UCLA scientists receive grants totaling more than $18 million

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

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

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

  14. 2018

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

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

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

  17. Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Symposium champions patients and research

  18. 2017

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

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

  20. Study overturns seminal research about the developing nervous system

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

  22. 2016

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

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

  24. Michael Grunstein awarded 2016 Gruber Prize in Genetics

  25. UC regents appoint Dr. Owen Witte University Professor

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

  27. 2015

    Zipursky awarded prize

  28. Andrew Goldstein on ESPN

  29. Ovarian cancer discovery

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

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

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

  33. 2014

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

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

  35. BSCRC founding director inducted into Cancer Research Academy

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

  37. 2013

    UCLA scientists taking stem cell research to patients

  38. $13 million awarded to 4 UCLA researchers from CIRM

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

  40. Five exceptional UCLA scholars awarded 2013 Sloan Research Fellowships

  41. 2012

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

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

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

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

  45. 2011

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

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

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

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

  49. 2010

    CIRM-BSCRC laboratory opens in Terasaki Life Sciences Building

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

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

  52. 2009

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

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

  54. 2008

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

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

  56. 2007

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

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

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

  59. 2006

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

  60. 2005

    UCLA launches Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine

  61. 2004

    California voters approve Proposition 71

  62. 2001

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

  63. 1998

    World's first human embryonic stem cell lines are created