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USC’s stem cell scientists secure the dollars to fight disease

The price of progress is not only the energy and talent of stem cell scientists, but also the research dollars that support their discoveries. In recent months, faculty members have secured numerous grants to support stem cell-based approaches to study […]

Alerting stem cells to hurry up and heal

Accelerated healing isn’t just for superheroes. A new study in Cell Reports suggests a way that mere mortals can potentially speed their recovery from a wide variety of injuries. “Our research shows that by priming the body before an injury, […]

USC Stem Cell scientist Joseph T. Rodgers receives grant from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Wisdom can increase with age, but healing power does not. USC Stem Cell scientist Joseph T. Rodgers is exploring the biology behind this fact, thanks to a grant from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR). To read more, visit […]

Joseph T. Rodgers featured in USC Stem Cell video

What I’m Reading: Joe Rodgers offers a top pick

In a recent issue of Science, Jay Shendure, Alexander Schier and colleagues present an extraordinarily powerful new approach to trace the lineage of cells as they divide within an organism. In this paper, they outline the development of a synthetic […]

Joseph T. Rodgers wins Baxter Award

Congratulations to Joseph T. Rodgers on winning a Baxter Award! Since 1959, the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation the Baxter Foundation has supported USC medical students and young investigators as they embark on their careers, start independent laboratories […]

USC profile features Joseph T. Rodgers

For Joseph T. Rodgers, the path to becoming an assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine at USC began in the woods of Ohio. “My dad is a chemical engineer, and he’s always been an outdoorsy person,” said […]

Lab launches new website

The Rodgers Lab is pleased to introduce our new website.