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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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.
Hydra XI Summer School
This summer school will provide a critical analysis of contemporary issues in stem cell biology.