Welcome to the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine has three overarching goals:

  • To answer fundamental questions regarding the mechanisms of tissue and organ formation and disease
  • To discover strategies for tissue repair and regeneration based on a solid foundation of knowledge
  • To educate future generations of scientists and clinicians who will develop this new scientific knowledge and translate it into novel human therapies

News and Announcements

Dr. Arnold Kriegstein

Upcoming Seminar Series: “Genomic Insights Into Human Cortical Development"

Arnold Kriegstein, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, University of California, San Francisco Wednesday, November 29, noon-1 p.m., North Campus Auditorium NB2.101 (Lunch provided at 11:40 a.m. for attendees.)

Genomic Insights Flyer

Dr. Roel Nusse

Upcoming Seminar Series: “A New View of Stem Cells in the Liver"

Roel Nusse, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University Wednesday, December 13, noon-1 p.m., South Campus Auditorium D1.502 (Lunch provided at 11:40 a.m. for attendees.)

Stem Cells Flyer

Dr. Ondine Cleaver

Ondine Cleaver, Ph.D., Awarded Outstanding Educator

Ondine Cleaver, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, was awarded UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers Outstanding Educator 2016-2017 by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Dr. Denise Marciano

Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Marciano is Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Gary Hon

Genomicist awarded prestigious NIH research grant

Gary Hon, Ph.D., has received a prestigious New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research that aims to understand the basic mechanisms of gene regulation through the lens of combinatorial biology.

2017-2018 CRSM Fellowship Awardees Announced

The awardees of the The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science & Medicine Trainee Fellowships were announced at the Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series at noon on September 27, 2017, in D1.502.

Dr. Kathryn O'Donnell

Kathryn O'Donnell, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Kathryn O'Donnell, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. O'Donnell is Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology.

Dr. Vincent Tagliabracci

Vincent Tagliabracci, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Vincent Tagliabracci, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Tagliabracci is Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology.

Dr. Gary Hon

Gary Hon, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Gary Hon, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Hon is Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Jenna Jewell

Jenna Jewell, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Jenna Jewell, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Jewell is Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology.

Dr. Hesham Sadek

Hamon Center researcher to lead international ‘dream team’ on regenerative heart medicine

Dr. Hesham Sadek, Associate Director of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine, will be the American coordinator for a “dream team” of international researchers seeking ways to regenerate damaged heart muscle in heart failure patients. This team was selected by the Leducq Foundation of Paris to receive a five-year, $6 million grant as part of its Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program.

Dr. Lu Q. Le

Hair shaft progenitors create a niche for hair growth and pigmentation

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine identified hair matrix progenitors that regulate hair growth and pigmentation.

Heart muscle corrected by editing with CRISPR-Cpf1

Gene-editing alternative corrects Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center successfully used the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1 to correct Duchenne muscular dystrophy in human cells and mice.

Myomixer is fundamental to muscle formation

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center discovered a small protein named Myomixer that is essential for the formation of skeletal muscle.