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

2018-2019 CRSM Trainee Fellowship Awards

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine is currently accepting nominations by faculty members for CRSM Trainee Fellowships, for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. The deadline for submission of applications is Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

CRSM Fellowship Application

Dr. Michalis Agathocleous

Michalis Agathocleous, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

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

Dr. Steven Gray

Steven Gray, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Steven Gray, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Gray is Associate Professor of Pediatrics.

Dr. Scott Robertson

Scott Robertson, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

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

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.

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.