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Recent CRM news and press releases.

Why stem cells need to stick with their friends

Embargoed until (GMT): 
7 Nov 2013 - 6:00pm UTC

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh and University of Copenhagen have identified a core set of functionally relevant factors which regulates embryonic stem cells’ ability for self-renewal. A key aspect is the protein Oct4 and how it makes stem cells stick together.

CRM student highlights 2013

The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) currently has a vibrant PhD community of more than 60 students. As part of their training program, students are encouraged to get involved in activities that suit their personal interests and help build their CV.

CRM PhD students Harsh Vaidya, James O’Malley, Chris West and Antoniana Batsivari share their experiences.


Merck Serono Innovation Cup 2013

Anne Rowling Clinic opens with Royal seal of approval

Patients with multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases are to benefit from a research clinic that was officially opened by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal today.

£10M capital funding to build a new ‘stem cell niche’ laboratory facility

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the University of Edinburgh announced yesterday that the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) will receive £10M to build an extension to the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM) building.