Stem cells have the potential to treat conditions such as spinal cord injury, heart attacks, strokes, sports injuries, blindness, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, bone and cartilage damage. Find out more about the latest research projects we support.
We are delighted to see our funding of Professor Geoffrey Raisman’s research has now led to a paralysed man walking again following a stem cell transplant.
Spinal Cord Repair
Professor Raisman has pioneered the use of olfactory ensheathing stem cells, taken from the patient’s own upper nasal passages, and used to help regrow nerve fibres in the damaged spinal cord.
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Thanks to PZ Cussons
On behalf of the UK Stem Cell Foundation we would like to thank PZ Cussons for their generosity and their support towards the Foundation.
Hydra X Summer School
The Summer School provides intensive training on fundamental concepts and contemporary issues in stem cell biology.
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