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Calling All Runners!

Calling All Runners!

October 24, 2013

Calling all runners – we need your help! We have a few charity places remaining for the following events...

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Faith, Hope & Charity

Faith, Hope & Charity

September 27, 2013

We are delighted that Faith’s Foundation, the new charity arm of International Football Management (IFM), has chosen to support the UK Stem Cell Foundation as one of its two nominated charities.

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Katie Piper Becomes Ambassador for UKSCF to Help Promote Cell Therapy

Katie Piper Becomes Ambassador for UKSCF to Help Promote Cell Therapy

September 20, 2013

We are delighted that philanthropist, television presenter and writer Katie Piper has chosen to become an Ambassador for the UK Stem Cell Foundation.

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Clearing the hurdles for cell therapy clinical translation and commercialisation

Clearing the hurdles for cell therapy clinical translation and commercialisation

July 21, 2013

Today, the 4th and final therapeutic pillar of healthcare, cell therapy, is slowly emerging as a global industry likely to equal [or exceed] the economic successes of big pharma, biotech and medical device companies.

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UKSCF Welcomes House of Lords Review on Regenerative Medicine

UKSCF Welcomes House of Lords Review on Regenerative Medicine

July 01, 2013

A new report on Regenerative Medicine issued today by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee stresses the need for Government action to deliver the potential health and economic benefits in developing the field of regenerative medicine.

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Horse stem cell treatment leads the way for first-in-man tendinopathy study

Horse stem cell treatment leads the way for first-in-man tendinopathy study

June 27, 2013

A new first-in-man study that will explore the treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy based on successful stem cell treatments already used in horses will shortly be underway.

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Collaboration with Cell Therapy Catapult

Collaboration with Cell Therapy Catapult

April 12, 2013

The Cell Therapy Catapult (CT Catapult), which is focused on the development of the UK cell therapy industry to increase the nation's health and wealth, and the UK Stem Cell Foundation, a charity focused on the advancement of stem cell treatments towards the clinic, are pleased to announce that they will be working together to progress promising stem cell-based therapies in the UK.

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Ramsay swaps restaurants for running shoes to raise funds for UKSCF

Ramsay swaps restaurants for running shoes to raise funds for UKSCF

March 13, 2013

Famous for his ‘F-word’, acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay is turning his focus from food to fundraising by running the LA Marathon in March to raise awareness and funds for the UK Stem Cell Foundation.

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Stem Cells Help Jasper the Dachshund Walk Again

Stem Cells Help Jasper the Dachshund Walk Again

June 14, 2013

Dachshund Jasper took part in the trial along with 33 other dogs.

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Stem Cell Success in Treating Glaucoma

Stem Cell Success in Treating Glaucoma

June 14, 2013

Glaucoma is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in the world today. In the UK, around 1 in 50 people aged over 40 has glaucoma. This rises to around 1 in 10 people over the age of 75. An age-related condition, glaucoma is becoming an increasingly common condition as the population of the UK ages.

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Cord Blood Charity Collaboration

Cord Blood Charity Collaboration

March 13, 2013

The recent launch of a cord blood research project marked the beginning of a new collaboration between the Anthony Nolan Trust and the UK Stem Cell Foundation. The two charities have joined forces to co-fund a project focusing on immune reconstitution in cord blood transplantation.

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Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent

March 13, 2013

A big thank you to Angel Business Communications which nominated the UKSCF to receive a charitable donation from its recent SVC awards.

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UKSCF Collaboration with Blood Cancer Charity

UKSCF Collaboration with Blood Cancer Charity

June 14, 2013

The UKSCF and Anthony Nolan Trust have joined forces to co-fund a project focusing on immune reconstitution in cord blood transplantation.

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Stem cell treatment could restore vision

Stem cell treatment could restore vision

May 21, 2012

Two patients have undergone treatment as part of a revolutionary stem cell replacement study which could reverse their corneal blindness.

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Allied World Supports Spinal Cord Repair

Allied World Supports Spinal Cord Repair

June 14, 2013

Leading global insurance and reinsurance company, Allied World Assurance Company has generously donated £15,000 to support the stem cell project being undertaken by Professor Geoff Raisman and his team at University College London into spinal cord repair using olfactory stem cells.

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Scottish Stem Cell Scientists to Benefit from New Research Fund

Scottish Stem Cell Scientists to Benefit from New Research Fund

June 14, 2013

Stem cell research in Scotland is set to receive an extra boost with the launch of a new Scottish stem cell research fund on 13 September 2011. Run by the medical research charity, UK Stem Cell Foundation (UKSCF), and supported by Scottish Enterprise through £300,000 project funding, the fund will help to support the promising work of Scotland’s talented and innovative researchers and clinicians.

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Launch of Three New Research Projects Offers Hope to MS Patients

Launch of Three New Research Projects Offers Hope to MS Patients

June 14, 2013

Three exciting stem cell research projects into potential future treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were launched in April 2011, offering new hope to people affected by this degenerative condition. MS affects around one in every 650 people within the UK.

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UK Stem Cell Foundation and MS Society Announce a New Stem Cell Research Partnership

UK Stem Cell Foundation and MS Society Announce a New Stem Cell Research Partnership

June 14, 2013

STEM cell research in multiple sclerosis (MS) has been given a much-needed shot in the arm thanks to a partnership between the UK’s largest charity supporting people affected by the condition and the UK’s only charity dedicated to supporting stem cell research.

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Chris Mason on BBC's Today programme - 'Dawn of new age' for stem cell treatments

Chris Mason on BBC's Today programme - 'Dawn of new age' for stem cell treatments

June 14, 2013

Chris Mason is Professor of Regenerative Medicine at UCL and a Trustee of the UK Stem Cell Foundation.

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