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Denis Evseenko receives $4 million for arthritis research

Denis Evseenko, a stem cell researcher at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been awarded two grants totaling more than $4 million to support osteoarthritis research. A $3.4 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health will […]

Countdown to Commencement: Meet Evseenko lab member Mila Scheinberg

By Priya Kumar At first glance, Mila Scheinberg’s passions seem unrelated: she has always been interested in medicine, loves to exercise and won many awards for her paintings in high school. However, in the masterpiece that is her life, she […]

Small molecule could make a big difference for arthritis patients

Will there come a time when a patient with arthritis can forgo joint replacement surgery in favor of a shot? USC Stem Cell scientist Denis Evseenko has reason to be optimistic. In a new publication in the Annals of Rheumatic […]

Denis Evseenko and Gage Crump receive award from L.K. Whittier Foundation

Denis Evseenko and Gage Crump have received an award from L.K. Whittier Foundation for research on stimulating endogenous chondrocyte progenitors to repair arthritic joints. To read more, visit

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 […]

Denis Evseenko receives $2.5 million from CIRM for osteoarthritis research

The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) is one of four institutions to receive a multi-million dollar grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for translational research projects. The $2.5 million grant will […]

Denis Evseenko is featured on Arthritis Now

Listen to an interview with USC Stem Cell scientist Denis Evseenko. It’s featured on Arthritis Now, a web series produced by the Arthritis National Research Foundation.

Lab launches new website

The lab is pleased to introduce our new website.