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  1. Stem cells reach standard for use in drug development

    Jun 11

    Drug development for a range of conditions could be improved with stem cell technology that helps doctors predict the safety and the effectiveness of potential treatments.

  2. Stem cell study could aid quest to combat range of diseases

    Jun 2

    Scientists have taken a vital step forward in understanding how cells from skin tissue can be reprogrammed to become stem cells.

  3. CRM scientists connect with Scottish communities

    May 22

    The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) has embarked on an ambitious public engagement project to travel to remote areas of Scotland with the aim to give local communities the opportunity to interact face-to-face with scientists working in the regenerative medicine field

  4. Study reveals key insights of thymus development in humans

    Apr 10

    The thymus, a specialised organ of the immune system located in front of the heart, is responsible for making the majority of the body’s so-called ‘T-cells’.

  5. Science film earns festival plaudit

    Apr 7

    CRM scientist Prof Clare Blackburn and filmmaker Dr Amy Hardie  from the Scottish Documentary Institute at the Edinburgh College of Art have been awarded the Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public.

  6. CRM to lead on new £4.5M collaborative research network

    Apr 5

    Stuart Forbes, Professor of Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh’s MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM), successfully secured £4.5M to study how stem cells are controlled in the body.

  7. CRM welcomes new research group working on blood cancers

    Feb 7

    Kamil R Kranc, Professor of Molecular Haematology, and his PhD students and Post Docs have joined the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) today.