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CSCI Welcomes Dr Richard Tyser as Group Leader

19 April 2022

Dr Richard Tyser will join Cambridge Stem Cell Institute as a Principal Investigator this summer, bringing his expertise on the emergence of form and function during early heart development. Dr Tyser is coming from his post at the University of Oxford in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, where in 2018 he...

New research details communication between nerves and bone

10 March 2022

A new study was published today (10 March) in Cell Stem Cell , answering a question that’s been sitting unanswered for over thirty years. The research, led by Professor Simón Méndez-Ferrer’s Lab at Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (CSCI), finally identified Interleukin-6 as a driver of an important switch that...

Mapping the way to improved transfusion products

7 March 2022

Research finds identifiers that can speed the process of in-vitro platelet production A new paper from the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (CSCI) and the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform has identified previously unknown markers of cells called megakaryocyte progenitors. This discovery will lead to better...

Research Provides New Explanation for Cell Organisation in Early Embryo Development

23 February 2022

New research from the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (CSCI) and the Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge (PDN) explores the self-organisation of tissues in early embryos, offering an explanation for how cells sort themselves as they develop. The paper, published...

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