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Stem Cells UK 2019

Working together with The Francis Crick Institute and the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh, we are pleased to be organising the first Stem Cells UK meeting, to be held on 1st October 2019.

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New Building 2019

Our new home at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus is set to be finished in Spring 2019 and will mean all 29 research groups will be coming together in one building

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Films, podcasts, games and events...challenge what you think you know about stem cells and discover how our Public Engagement team are working across the field

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Cancer cells ‘corrupt’ their healthy neighbours

Aug 28, 2019

The healthy cells immediately surrounding a tumour become more stem cell-like and support cancer growth, reveals a new study published in Nature. The discovery was made during a research collaboration between Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee at the Wellcome – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and Dr Ilaria Malanchi at the Francis Crick Institute.

Discovering the numerous paths of stem cell decision making

Aug 15, 2019

How cells change their identity to become a different cell type and the route they follow to reach their final form is a fundamental unanswered question at the heart of developmental biology.

Cambridge scientists reverse ageing process in rat brain stem cells

Aug 14, 2019

New research, published today in Nature, reveals how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrates new ways to reverse older stem cells to a younger, healthier state.

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European Researchers Night 2019 (For the public)

Sep 28, 2019

Cross Green outside Ely Cathedral

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