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

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Developmental Principles Course

Announcing a new course, "Developmental Principles in Regenerative Science and Medicine,” offered January 10 – May 4, 2017, on Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m. in Room NA6.214. It’s open to all students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. Course schedule

Michael Longaker, M.D.

Seminar Series: “Scar Wars and Skeletal Stem Cells”

Michael Longaker, M.D., Professor, Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine at Stanford University, will be the featured speaker at noon Wednesday, March 1, at the Seminars in Regenerative Medicine hosted by the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine and the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. The lecture, “Scar Wars and Skeletal Stem Cells,” will be presented in the North Campus Auditorium NB2.101. (Lunch provided for attendees.) Flyer

Andrew McMahon, Ph.D.

Seminar Series: “Injury and Repair of the Mammalian Kidney”

Andrew McMahon, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at University of Southern California, will be the featured speaker at noon Wednesday, February 25, at the Seminars in Regenerative Medicine hosted by the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine and the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. The lecture, titled, “Injury and Repair of the Mammalian Kidney,” will be presented in the North Campus Auditorium NB2.101. (Lunch provided for attendees.) Flyer

Steven Artandi, M.D., Ph.D.

Seminar Series: “Telomerase-Expressing Stem Subsets in Tissue Regeneration”

Steven Artandi, M.D. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Hematology and Biochemistry at Stanford University, will be the featured speaker at noon Wednesday, January 25, at the Seminars in Regenerative Medicine hosted by the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine and the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. The lecture titled, “Telomerase-Expressing Stem Subsets in Tissue Regeneration,” will be presented in the North Campus Auditorium NB2.101. (Lunch provided for attendees.) Flyer

Seminar Series: "Hematopoietic Stem Cells: From Genesis Through Aging"

Derrick Rossi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University, will be the featured speaker at noon Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at the Seminars in Regenerative Medicine hosted by the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine and the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. The lecture, titled “Hematopoietic Stem Cells: From Genesis Through Aging,” will be presented in NB2.101. (Lunch provided for attendees.) Flyer

Seminar Series: "Cell and Gene Therapy for Liver Disease”

Markus Grompe, M.D., Professor and Director of the Oregon Stem Cell Center, Oregon Health and Science University will be the featured speaker at noon on Wednesday, December 14, at the Seminars in Regenerative Medicine hosted by the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine and the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. The lecture titled, “Cell and Gene Therapy for Liver Disease” will be presented in McDermott Plaza D1.502. (Lunch provided for attendees.)

Seminar Series: "Interorgan Communication: Insights from Drosophila”

Norbert Perrimon, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School will be the featured speaker at noon on Wednesday, November 16, at the Seminars in Regenerative Medicine, hosted by the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine and the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. The lecture titled, “Interorgan Communication: Insights from Drosophila” will be presented in McDermott Plaza D1.502. Lunch provided for attendees.

Jian Xu, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Jian Xu, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Xu is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics.

John Abrams, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

John Abrams, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Abrams is Professor of Cell Biology.

Low-oxygen environment leads to heart regeneration in mice, UTSW research shows

UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists have been able to regenerate heart muscle by placing mice in an extremely low-oxygen environment.

Regenerative medicine scientists get the upperhand in biological pathway that leads to heart formation

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine have identified a pathway essential to heart formation and, in the process, unveiled a mechanism that may explain how some previously puzzling segments of the genome work.

CRSM announced 5 fellowship awardees

On September 21 the awardees of the 2016-2017 CRSM Fellowships were announced. The awardees are Cemre Celen (PI: Hao Zhu, M.D.) - Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern; Berfin Azizoglu (PI: Ondine Cleaver, Ph.D.) - Department: Molecular Biology; Alicia Fessler (PI: Tom Carroll, Ph.D.) - Department of Internal Medicine – Nephrology; Yu “Bob” Zhang (PI: Eric Olson, Ph.D./Rhonda Bassel-Duby, Ph.D.) - Department: Molecular Biology; Ayse Ercan, Ph.D. (PI: Elena Vinogradov, Ph.D.) - Department of Radiology.)

Helmut Krämer, Ph.D., joins CRSM faculty

Helmut Krämer, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Krämer is Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology.

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The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science & Medicine announces the third Trainee Fellowship Competition

The awardees of the The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science & Medicine third Trainee Fellowship Competition will be announced at the Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series at noon on September 21, 2016, in D1.502.