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. Joanna Wysocka

Upcoming Seminar Series: “Enhancer dynamics in development and evolution”

Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University, April, 25, noon-1 p.m., North Campus Auditorium NB2.EEF (Lunch provided at 11:40 a.m. for attendees.)

Enhancer Dynamics Flyer

Dr. Ping Mu

Ping Mu, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

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

Dr. Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

Upcoming Seminar Series: “Stem Cell Population Dynamics, Tissue Homeostasis and Regeneration”

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, April, 11, noon-1 p.m., North Campus Auditorium NB2.EEF (Lunch provided at 11:40 a.m. for attendees.)

Stem Cell Dynamics Flyer

New CRISPR method efficiently corrects DMD defect in heart tissue

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine have developed a single cut CRISPR gene-editing technique that can potentially correct a majority of the 3,000 mutations that cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Researchers reveal endocrine-producing microenvironment in embryonic pancreas

UT Southwestern researchers report that development of the endocrine pancreas is promoted by a weblike network of epithelial tubes that exist only transiently in the developing embryo.

Dr. Jun Wu

Jun Wu, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

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

Dr. Vincent Tagliabracci

Vincent Tagliabracci, Ph.D., Presented Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award

Vincent Tagliabracci, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, received a Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award from the Journal of Biological Chemistry. This award recognizes promising young researchers that focus on the molecular and cellular basis of biological processes.

Dr. Michael Dellinger

Dellinger Lab featured as the NAVBO Lab of the Month

Michael Dellinger, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, was featured as the North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) Lab of the Month. Dr. Dellinger was also featured in NAVBO's Lessons Learned, where junior faculty share their experiences during the transition from trainee to faculty.

Researchers devise improved gene-editing process for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Regenerative medicine researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center developed an improved and simplified gene-editing technique using CRISPR/Cas9 tools to correct a common mutation that causes Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Nation's top muscular dystrophy leaders join patients to share ideas

UT Southwestern hosted directors from six Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Research Centers and top scientific leaders in the field of muscular dystrophy for a two-day symposium with patients to address how to live with the muscular wasting disease, current standards of care, and the latest research advances in gene-editing techniques.

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.