• The Institute for Regenerative Medicine is based in the Smilow Center for Translational Research and extends across UPenn’s campus.

  • The links between medicine, engineering and veterinary science differentiate Penn’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine from other stem cell Institutes across the country.

  • The IRM promotes discoveries in stem cell biology and regeneration to generate new therapies that may alleviate suffering and disease.

  • When our interdisciplinary research and programs bring together individuals with broad interests and diverse backgrounds, our collaborations lead to greater advances.

  • Stem cell research is critical to developing new skin tissues and, ultimately, changing the way we care for devastating wounds.

  • At Penn, we’re discovering real possibilities of future treatments for cardiac disease because we have the research and clinical expertise to make it happen.

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    Register now for the IRM’s annual retreat, January 30, 2020 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA. Registration is open to all Penn/CHOP faculty, staff, postdocs, and students. Find more information and register here.      

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    The one and only Jason Kelce recently highlighted the IRM’s BioEYES program for the Philadelphia Citizen. The Eagles’ center talked about the origins of the outreach program that now reaches 2,600 Philadelphia youths a year. Read more

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    Guo-li Ming, MD, PhD is one of six Penn faculty members to receive the honor in 2019. The National Academy of Medicine addresses critical issues in health, science, medicine, and related policy. New members are elected by their peers for their contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health. Read more here.