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

Dr. Melissa Little

Upcoming Virtual Seminar Series: “Generating Human Kidney Tissue from Stem Cells”

Melissa Little, Ph.D., Director of Cell Biology, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia, March 3, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Zoom

Please note time change for this seminar

Stem Cell Flyer | Zoom Link

Dr. Howard Chang

Upcoming Virtual Seminar Series: “Genome Regulation by Long Noncoding RNAs”

Howard Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Cancer Genomics, HHMI Investigator, Stanford University, March 17, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom

Genome Regulation Flyer | Zoom Link

Dr. Victor Varner

Victor Varner, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Victor Varner, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Varner is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Texas at Dallas.

2020-2021 CRSM Trainee Fellowship Awardees Announced

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science & Medicine Trainee Fellowship awardees were announced at the Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series. The awardees are Sojeong Jun (PI: Michalis Agathocleous, Ph.D.); Maria del Carmen Lafita Navarro, Ph.D. (PI: Maralice Conacci-Sorrell, Ph.D.); Sara Martire, Ph.D. (PI: Laura Banaszynski, Ph.D.); Ngoc Uyen Nhi Nguyen, Ph.D. (PI: Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D.); Daniel Schmitz (PI: Jun Wu, Ph.D.); Akansha Shah (PI: Ning Liu, Ph.D.).

2021 Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine is pleased to announce the 2021 Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series. Seminars will be presented using Zoom, please see Seminar Series page for Zoom links.

Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series Flyer

Dr. Yichen Ding

Yichen Ding, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Yichen Ding, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Ding is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Texas at Dallas.

CRSM COVID-19 Pilot Project Awardees

The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine is excited to announce four COVID-19 pilot project grants awarded to Bo Li, Ph.D. and James Chen, Ph.D., Josh Mendell M.D., Ph.D., Ibrahim Hashim, Ph.D., Vlad Zaha, M.D., Ph.D., Justin Grodin, M.D. and Pradeep Mammen, M.D.

CRSM COVID-19 Pilot Project Awardees

Dr. Benjamin Levi

Benjamin Levi, M.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Benjamin Levi, M.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Levi holds the Dr. Lee Hudson-Robert R. Penn Chair in Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and serves as Chief of the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery.

Dr. Lu Sun

Lu Sun, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

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

Dr. Ben Sabari

Ben Sabari, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Ben Sabari, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Sabari is Assistant Professor of Reproductive Biology Sciences, Molecular Biology and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Katherine Wert

Katherine Wert, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

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

Dr. Matthew Sieber

Matthew Sieber, Ph.D., Joins CRSM Faculty

Matthew Sieber, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of the Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine. Dr. Sieber is Assistant Professor of Physiology.