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Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute


Meet the scientists leading the 29 stem cell laboratories in the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Dr Maria Alcolea

Epithelial cell fate and plasticity 

Prof Roger Barker

Parkinson's and Huntington's disease

Dr Srinjan Basu

Single-cell and single-molecule imaging
approaches in stem cell biology

Dr Harry Bulstrode

Neural stem cells in development, regeneration and cancer

Dr Maria Duque-Correa

Infectious diseases, host-pathogen interaction and immunology

Prof. Cédric Ghevaert

In vitro production of platelets for transfusion

Prof. Bertie Göttgens

Cellular decision making in normal and leukaemic 
blood stem cells

Prof. Tony Green

Haematopoiesis and haematological


Dr Brian Hendrich

Transcriptional control of stem cell fate

Dr Daniel Hodson

Mutation timing in lymphomagenesis

Prof. Brian Huntly

Leukaemia stem cell biology
and leukaemogenesis

Prof. Ragnhildur Thóra Káradóttir

Neurotransmitter signalling to central nervous
progenitor cells

Dr Walid Khaled

Epithelial cell fate and tumour development

Dr Elisa Laurenti

Human haematopoietic stem cells biology
in health and disease

Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee

Stem cells and niches

Prof. Andrew McCaskie

Regenerative therapies for bone and cartilage repair

Prof. Simón Méndez-Ferrer

Blood stem cell niches

Dr Jyoti Nangalia

Origin and evolution of blood cancers

Prof. Anna Philpott

Proneural transcription factors

Dr Ingo Ringshausen

Haematopoietic stem cells and malignancies

Prof. David Rowitch

Glial cells and response to injury

Dr Fotios Sampaziotis

Hepatobiliary disorders

Prof. Ben Simons

Tracing stem cell fate in development,
maintenance and disease

Prof. Sanjay Sinha

Cardiovascular diseases

Dr Mekayla Storer

Stem cells and limb regeneration

Dr Richard Tyser 

Emergence of form and function
during early heart development

Dr Konstantinos Tzelepis 

Stem cells, Cancer, Ageing,
RNA modifications

Prof. George Vassiliou

Leukaemic haemopoietic
stem cells

Dr Matthias Zilbauer

Intestinal stem cell biology