Today’s UC Irvine Stem Cell Research Center is a dynamic center encompassing a diverse array of interdisciplinary investigators that span the schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Law. Our state-of-the-art, LEED Platinum certified research and clinical building houses 23 of our 50 center faculty members.
Center faculty have obtained more than $170 million dollars in grant and foundation funds. Our research programs include an National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored T32 training grant, state of the art shared equipment, research services programs and a seminar series.
Irvine, Calif. - Jan. 30, 2023 – Combating Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases by inserting healthy new immune cells into the brain has taken a leap toward reality. Neuroscientists at the University of California, Irvine and the University of Pennsylvania have found a way to safely thwart the brain's resistance to them, vaulting a key hurdle in the quest.
Irvine, Calif. - Jan. 26, 2023 – The vision for this joint recruitment effort as a way to stimulate cross campus collaboration has been realized in these faculty; the dynamic and collegial nature of the group represents the best of the SCRC and all of UCI.
Irvine, Calif., Oct. 27, 2022– With a five-year, $8 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the University of California, Irvine has earned designation as one of CIRM’s Alpha Clinics.