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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Josie Pearson becomes Ambassador for UKSCF
The UK Stem Cell Foundation is extremely excited to announce paralympian, London gold medallist, Josie Pearson MBE, as its newest Ambassador.
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.
We would like to thank everyone for their support and wish all of our supports a Merry Christmas.