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Research Focus

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.

Heart Disease

A study investigating whether damage to the heart muscle caused by heart attack, can be prevented by using stem cells from the patients own bone marrow.

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Glaucoma

The latest findings from a project funded by the UK Stem Cell Foundation offers new hope to millions affected by glaucoma.

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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.

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Professor Geoffrey Raisman, FRS, Chair of Neural Regeneration, UCL Institute of Neurology died on Friday 27 January 2017

Professor Geoffrey Raisman, FRS, Chair of Neural Regeneration, UCL Institute of Neurology died on Friday 27 January 2017

Geoffrey joined the Department of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation at the UCL Institute of Neurology in 2005 where he established a dedicated Spinal Repair Unit at Queen Square. Previously (1974 to 2004), Geoffrey was the Head of the Division of Neurobiology at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research in Mill Hill.

Running Yorkshire Half Marathon in aid of UKSCF

Running Yorkshire Half Marathon in aid of UKSCF

On the 10th April, Melissa Pinches will be running the Yorkshire Plusnet Half Marathon in order to raise funds for the UKSCF.

Meeting - "BMP Signalling in Cancer"

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

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