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Public Film - Stem Cell Revolutions

stem cell revolutionsThe Stem Cell Institute screened a free showing of the film "STEM CELL REVOLUTIONS: Vision of the Future" in Cambridge.



Dr Katrin Ottersbach hosted a free showing of the acclaimed documentary Stem Cell Revolutions on March 26 in Robinson College's Umney Theatre. It was followed by lively and much appreciated Q&A session. 

Stem Cell Revolutions is produced by filmmaker Amy Hardie and Edinburgh University group leader Dr. Clare Blackburn, and has been lauded for being fascinating, elegant and entertaining. It features leading international stem cell scientists, including director of the Wellcome Trust - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Austin Smith and Nobel laureates Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka. The film can be bought or downloaded from the Stem Cell Revolutions webpage, which also features a preview of it.

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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

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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.

New stem cell research funded as part of UK-Japan collaborations to tackle global challenges

Aug 09, 2019

Professor Austin Smith from the Wellcome – MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is one of the first round of researchers from the UK and Japan funded to tackle major global challenges in collaborative projects announced today, Friday 9th August 2019.

New stem cell combination could help to repair damaged hearts

Aug 05, 2019

A combination of heart cells derived from human stem cells could be the answer to developing a desperately-needed treatment for heart failure, according to new research part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and published in Nature Biotechnology.

New study pinpoints cell types affected in brains of multiple sclerosis patients

Jul 17, 2019

Scientists have discovered that a specific brain cell known as a ‘projection neuron’ has a central role to play in the brain changes seen in multiple sclerosis (MS).

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