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The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is an international centre of excellence for research into stem cell biology and stem cell medicine. The Institute is supported by a strategic funding partnership between the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council.

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Recent Publications

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Sall4 controls differentiation of pluripotent cells independently of the NuRD complex

03.08.16 Scientists have identified the function of Sall4, a protein important in early development and a hallmark of many cancers. In their paper, published... Read more >

Anatomy of a decision: mapping early development

06.07.16 - A new atlas of gene expression during the earliest stages of life boosts studies of development -new study published in Nature led by CSCI researchers Read more >
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Scientists identify ‘cell of origin’ in skin cancers

08.07.16 Scientists have identified for the first time the ‘cell of origin’ – in other words, the first cell from which the cancer grows Read more >

Deficient methylation and formylation of mt-tRNAMet wobble cytosine in a patient lacking NSUN3

30.06.16 - New article from the Frye Lab in Nature Communications Mitochondrial disease is a chronic, genetic disorder caused by dysfunctional mitochondria, Read more >

Latest News

PhD Studentships Now Available

New WT students 2016 We are pleased to announce the following new PhD studentships, to start in October 2017 Read more >

Science Showoff Comedy Evening

showoff poster The chaotic science comedy cabaret comes to Cambridge. Join MC Steve Cross, headliner Sarah Bennetto and some amazing new Cambridge science comedy talent... Read more >


#MyView films Let us know your views on the latest stem cell research #MyView Read more >

Cambridge Centre for Myelin Repair in the news

BBC Look East 10.06.16 - The Cambridge Centre for Myelin Repair (CCMR) has recently been awarded a further £1.6M from the MS Society and will be featured on this... Read more >

CSCI newsletter May 2016

CSCI newsletter May 2016 front page Read the latest edition of the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute newsletter, for all the latest news and upcoming events. Read more >

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