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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Cell Reports study

Dr Katrin Ottersbach: "Our findings reveal the first changes that take place in blood development caused by the MLL-AF4 mutation during a pre-cancerous state."

MRC funding to improve iPS technology

Dr Abdenour Soufi awarded £1.8M for novel synthetic factors to improve iPS technology.

Stem Cells Transl Med

New study shows a potential future treatment for paracetamol overdose and that stem cell derived liver cells can act as a good model of drug toxicity in the liver.

Nature Communications

Three key molecules, Sonic Hedgehog, Stem Cell factor and Noggin, interact together to generate blood stem cells in the embryo. Prof Medvinsky: "This brings us one step closer to making them in the lab for treatments".