Monday, May 10, 2021

Charles E. Murry, MD, PhD

Conner Chair in Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Bioengineering and Medicine/Cardiology
Director, Institute of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
University of Washington

Charles Murry’s research focuses on stem cell biology, with an emphasis on understanding differentiation of the human cardiovascular system and using these cells to study diseases and to regenerate damaged tissues. His group is a world leader in heart regeneration and is working toward a clinical trial using cardiomyocyte therapy. In addition to running his research group, Murry is the director of the UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. He has served on many local, national and international committees, spoken widely about stem cells and cardiovascular medicine, and he has received numerous awards for teaching and scientific achievement. Murry is a member of the ISSCR Board of Directors and the ISSCR Clinical Translation Committee.

Most recently, Murry moved part of his research group to Sana Biotechnology, where he now serves as Head of Cardiometabolic Therapy. His team at Sana is working to bring stem cell-based heart regeneration into clinical trials.


Hosted by: Abby Buchwalter


May 10, 2021
3:00-4:00pm PDT

The GICD/CVRI Seminar series is a collaborative series between the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at UC San Francisco.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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