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

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.)

Study seeks answer to whether mechanical pump can regenerate heart muscle

Drs. Joseph Hill, Hesham Sadek and Pradeep Mammen from CRSM launch a clinical trial to answer whether mechanical pump can regenerate heart muscle.

Eric Olson, Ph.D., recognized for cutting-edge research into regenerative medicine and mentoring of future leaders

Dr. Eric Olson, Director of the Hamon Center and Chairman of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, was recognized nationally and locally for his academic mentoring prowess, along with his pioneering research into tissue regeneration and gene editing.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

UTSW joins international, multicenter study examining effectiveness of different stroke treatments

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.