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  1. Tomas Soto: My summer internship at CRM

    Oct 17

    Tomas Soto, a pupil at Holy Rood RC High School in Edinburgh, spent his summer on a four week internship at CRM. 

  2. Macrophage cell therapy safe, trial suggests

    Oct 7

    Liver disease patients could one day benefit from a new cell therapy that has just completed its first clinical trial, published in Nature Medicine.

  3. Charles ffrench-Constant presented Chancellor’s Award

    Oct 4

    Congratulations to Professor Charles ffrench-Constant, Professor of Neurology at MRC-CRM and Dean of Research for the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, who has been awarded the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Research.

  4. Tilo Kunath wins prestigious award for Parkinson’s research

    Aug 22

    Congratulations to Dr Tilo Kunath, Group Leader at the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, who has won the Tom Isaacs Award 2019 for his outstanding work in Parkinson’s research. 

  5. Id1 stabilises cell identity during early embryonic development

    Aug 8

    New research has shown the importance of the Id1 gene in controlling transition between cell states during development of the mouse embryo. 

  6. David S Miller Young Scientist Award

    Jul 16

    Congratulations to Sophie Quick who was won the David S Miller Young Scientist Award at the 13th International Conference on Cerebral Vascular Biology (CVB) 2019.

  7. Rooftop apiary promotes sustainability

    Jul 10

    The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine is now home to a colony of honey bees, with a new apiary established on the building’s roof. 

  8. IRR Early Career Innovator 2019

    Jun 5

    Dr Sofia Ferreira-Gonzalez has been named the winner of this year’s IRR Early Career Innovation Competition for her proposal to reduce liver transplant complications.

  9. Public Engagement team win community partnership award

    May 21

    A team of dedicated staff and students based at MRC CRM have been awarded the very first Social Responsibility and Sustainability Community Partnership Award. 

  10. Blood cancer’s “Achilles’ heel”?

    Apr 26

    CRM scientists have helped make a breakthrough discovery which could open the door for new treatments for leukaemia.

  11. Steve Pollard – keeping brain cancer in check

    Apr 18

    Professor Steve Pollard was recently interviewed by The Times about his research and how it is helping to develop new treatments to keep brain cancer in check.

  12. Progress towards skin swab test for Parkinson’s

    Mar 20

    A new study has identified chemicals in the skin responsible for a unique scent in people with Parkinson’s disease.

  13. New Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

    Mar 1

    Congratulations to CRM Associate Director Professor Dónal O'Carroll who has been elected to join the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

  14. Engineered macrophages boost blood cell production

    Feb 21
  15. Brain cell changes in people with MS revealed

    Jan 24

    Fresh insights into the types of cells found in the brains of people with multiple sclerosis could help develop improved therapies, new research published in Nature has found.

  16. Parkinson’s Disease resistant dopamine neurones could improve cell therapies

    Dec 20

    Dr Tilo Kunath and colleagues have developed Parkinson’s Disease resistant dopamine neurones which could improve cell therapies for the disease. 

  17. Fresh insights into early development of reproductive cells

    Oct 4

    CRM scientists have identified a new role for the gene regulator Otx2 at a very early stage in development of primordial germ cells (PGCs), the cells that lead to all germ cells.

  18. Early mouse development: Authors Interview

    Sep 21
  19. Stem cell liver implants show promise

    Aug 28

    New research suggests liver tissue grown from stem cells could one day replace the need for liver transplants.

  20. Liver failure could be eased by anti-cancer drug

    Aug 15

    People suffering sudden liver failure could one day benefit from a treatment that may reduce the need for transplants.