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Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council

Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Studying at Cambridge



Principal Investigators

Scientists leading the 29 stem cell laboratories in the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute. 


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 Dr Maria Alcolea
Epithelial cell fate
and plasticity


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Prof. Roger Barker  
    Parkinson's and Huntington's

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Dr Kevin Chalut
    Physical biology of pluripotency
and differentiation


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Dr Ana Cvejic
      Haematopoietic stem cells


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Prof. Robin Franklin
Adult neural stem cells

and CNS regeneration

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Dr Cédric Ghevaert
In vitro production of

 platelets for transfusion

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Prof. Bertie Göttgens
Network control of

 normal and leukaemic
blood stem cells 

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Prof. Tony Green



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Dr Brian Hendrich


control of
stem cell fate

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Dr Daniel Hodson
Mutation timing in


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Prof. Brian Huntly
Leukaemia stem

cell biology and

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Dr Ragnhildur Thóra 

signalling to central
nervous system
progenitor cells


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Dr David Kent
Single cell fate choice

in normal and
malignant stem cells

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Dr Bon-Kyoung Koo
Homeostatic regulation

of adult stem cells

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Dr Elisa Laurenti
stem cells biology in
health and disease

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Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee
Stem cells and niches

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Prof. Andrew McCaskie

therapies for bone
and cartilage repair 

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Dr Simón Méndez-Ferrer
Blood stem
cell niches

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Dr Jennifer Nichols

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Prof. Anna Philpott

transcription factors

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Dr Stefano Pluchino
Stem cell signalling

and brain repair

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Dr Ingo Ringshausen

stem cells and

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Prof. David Rowitch
Glial cells and

response to injury

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Dr José Silva
Biology of induced


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Prof. Ben Simons
Tracing stem cell fate in

 development, maintenance 
and disease

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Dr Sanjay Sinha
Vascular diseases

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Prof. Austin Smith
Stem cell potency

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Prof. Ludovic Vallier
Mechanisms controlling

  differentiation of
pluripotent stem cells
 into definitive endoderm

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Dr George Vassiliou
Leukaemic haemopoietic

stem cells