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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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Thanks and well done to NYC Marathon runner Sophie Smith

Thanks and well done to NYC Marathon runner Sophie Smith

We'd like to thank Sophie Smith, who recently completed the New York City Marathon, raising funds for UKSCF.

Lab-grown oesophagus implanted in mice

Lab-grown oesophagus implanted in mice

UKSCF is proud to see one of our funded projects showing so much promise for the future.

Thank you to Sue Cotterill for raising funds for UKSCF

Thank you to Sue Cotterill for raising funds for UKSCF

We'd like to thank Sue Cotterill, who has completed a 25km trek on 1st September to raise awareness and funds for UKSCF.

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See how stem cell research is the most promising area of medical science today.

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