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Summer 2017

The Variables Present: An Evening of Science Variety

Monday 11 September 2017

Stanley Strawbridge (Smith lab) will be performing.

 

Cherry Hinton Festival

Saturday 16 September 2017

Scientists from the Stem Cell Institute are going for the first time to the Cherry Hinton Festival in Cambridge to discuss their research, and get people thinking about the power and potential of stem cells. Make your own playdoh cell to take home, learn how cells are looked after in the laboratory, and experiment with turning ‘body cells’ back into ‘stem cells’ (as if by magic!).

Led by Thorsten Klampfl and Jacob Grinfeld (Green lab), and Justyna Rak (Méndez-Ferrer lab).

 

The Variables Present: An Evening of Science Variety

Tuesday 7 November 2017

Two new hopefuls from Stem Cell Institute Science Comedy training will be performing.

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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.

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.

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