• 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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    On Wednesday, April 26, please join the IRM for Managing Cell and Human Identity, a symposium focused on the philosophical, scientific, and ethical lines drawn in current and potential research. Guest speakers include R. Alta Charo, J.D., Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and Laurie Zoloth, Ph.D., Professor of Religious Studies, Bioethics, and Medical Humanities at…

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    This summer, the IRM opens up for high school researchers in Philadelphia. Designed to provide high school students with an interest in stem cell biology and/or regenerative medicine an opportunity to work at the bench alongside our Penn faculty and other researchers at the IRM, the application deadline for this summer program is March 31 . Find out more about Educational Outreach…

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    Hot off the heating pad…BioEYES publishes our impact on over 19,000 students across the country. From 2010 to 2015, the team assessed students before and after our week-long experiments. Following a BioEYES class, all grade levels showed significant positive gains in learning. Interestingly, for all grade levels BioEYES increased students’ ability to imagine themselves as scientists. Check out the paper!…