2010

Two HSCI faculty members receive prestigious award

December 10, 2010

Two HSCI faculty members from Brigham and Women's Hospital have been awarded the 2011 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Biomaterials (SFB). Jeffrey Karp, PhD, and Ali Khademhosseini, PhD, MASc, will receive their awards at the SFB Annual Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, Florida in April 2011.

HSCI invites applications for seed grants

December 10, 2010

The Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) invites applications for seed grants funding.  The purpose of this program is to provide early funding for innovative projects in the field of stem cell research including basic, translational and clinical research.

Call for proposals: Blood Program pilot grants

December 6, 2010

Program Overview:
The Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Blood Program invites applications for Pilot Grant funding for 2011. The purpose of this funding program is to provide resources for innovative projects by investigators in the field of blood stem cell biology, including basic, translational or clinical research. This funding is for groundbreaking, innovative, high-impact research projects that could fundamentally enhance biomedical research. Current work in the Blood Program focuses on understanding blood stem cell self-renewal at a molecular level, both for manipulating stem cell production and function, as well as understanding abnormalities in cancer stem cells in order to develop novel therapies.

Deadline extended: Kidney Program pilot grants

October 4, 2010

The Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Kidney Program invites applications for Pilot Grant funding for 2010-2011. The purpose of this funding program is to provide resources for innovative projects by investigators in the field of kidney stem cell biology, including basic, translational or clinical research. This funding is for groundbreaking, innovative, high- impact research projects that could fundamentally enhance biomedical research around proximal tubule associated components of the kidney.

David Scadden, MD, and Leonard I. Zon, MD, win Hematology Society awards

July 22, 2010

"The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society of blood specialists, will honor six scientists who have made significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of hematologic diseases. These awards will be presented at the 52nd ASH Annual Meeting taking place December 4-7 in Orlando."

Two HSCI Principal Faculty members are among those receiving awards.