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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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"
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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