Research Update

Restoring vision

November 26, 2019

A stem cell therapy for cornea regeneration reaches the clinical-trial stage


By Jessica Lau

As the eye’s outer layer of protection, the cornea needs to constantly regenerate to maintain a clear surface. Losing the cornea-regenerating stem cells leads to cloudiness — like trying to see...

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HSCI scientists recognized for “High-Risk, High-Reward” research

October 3, 2019

Two HSCI researchers will receive the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Award. Jason Buenrostro, Ph.D. and Ryuji Morizane, M.D., Ph.D. have been recognized for their highly innovative biomedical research that has transformative potential.

“Each year, I look forward to seeing the creative approaches these researchers take to solve tough problems in biomedical and behavioral research,” said NIH Director Francis S. Collins in the award...

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