Research 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.
The latest findings from a project funded by the UK Stem Cell Foundation offer new hope to millions affected by glaucoma.
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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Meeting - "BMP Signalling in Cancer"
The Biochemical Society is holding a Focused Meeting on the subject of "BMP Signalling in Cancer" in Cambridge, UK, on 15th-17th March 2016.
Public Lecture at Olympia, London
A public lecture entitled "Brave New World of Stem Cell Banking and Technology for the Environment, Nature and Human Health" is to be held at Olympia Conference Centre in London on 2nd October.
Join Team UKSCF at the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Contact Lee.stoddard@ukscf for more information.