Leading science, pioneering therapies

The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) is a research institute based at the University of Edinburgh. Scientists and clinicians study stem cells, disease and tissue repair to advance human health.

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Skin cells becoming induced pluripotent stem cells

Discovery speeds cell reprogramming

Keisuke Kaji and colleagues make key discovery that could enhance the efficiency and the speed of the conversion of cells from one type to another in the lab.

Abnormal Oocyte (Tut4/7 Knockout), DNA shown in red

Understanding egg development in mammals

Two new studies published in Nature and Molecular Cell have identified roles for RNA modification in the control of egg cell development in mammals.  

Breaking ground for the CTR

Construction starts on Centre for Tissue Repair

Stuart Forbes and Castlebrae High School pupil Kelsey Wallace break ground for the Centre for Tissue Repair

Proxison (green) is readily taken up into cells and a fraction of the compound is located in the mitochondria (red)

Antioxidant could boost cell therapy

Cell therapies being developed to treat a range of conditions could be improved by a chemical compound that aids their survival