Dr Gillian Morrison: Our works shows how we can accurately instruct a cell what to become by controlling the signals it receives. By studying this we aim to develop efficient protocols to cells in a dish towards specialised cell types such as beta cells to treat Diabetes.
£4M for reprogramming technique
Congratulations to Dr Keisuke Kaji, who was awarded a £4M Fellowship Award by the Medical Research Council.
Prof Kamil Kranc: “Our discovery that Hif-1alpha and Hif-2alpha molecules act together to stop leukaemia development is a major milestone in our efforts to combat leukaemia."
Prof Stuart Forbes has been appointed as new Director of the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) at the University of Edinburgh.