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Stem cell research policy

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 21st January 2015

Stem cells are specialised cells in our bodies. They can grow into any other type of cell. A stem cell can become a blood, bone or brain cell. This unique ability makes them useful for research.

Stem Cell Research Centre

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 21st January 2015

In 2014 we launched the Alzheimer’s Research UK Stem Cell Research Centre, a pioneering collaboration between researchers at the University of Cambridge and University College London which uses the latest human stem cell technology to understand the biology of Alzheimer’s disease and screen for new treatments.

Ban on stem cell patents could impede new Alzheimer’s treatments

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 11th May 2011

Scientists fear funding will dry up if European Court rules in favour of a ban

Stem cell technology reveals clues to Alzheimer’s

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 26th January 2012

US scientists model Alzheimer's using stem cells from skin

Human stem cell implants could protect against memory problems

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 19th April 2013

Researchers from the US turn stem cells into nerve cells that reverse memory problems in mice.

Nobel prize-winner opens Stem Cell Research Centre in Cambridge

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 12th May 2015

The Alzheimer’s Research UK Stem Cell Research Centre in Cambridge has been formally opened today by Nobel-prize winning researcher Prof Sir John Gurdon. The Centre, based at the Gurdon Institute on Tennis Court Road unites stem cell researchers from the University of Cambridge and scientists at University College London (UCL)…

Daniel Zeichner MP visits Stem Cell Research Centre in Cambridge

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 16th October 2015

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner discovered how the Alzheimer’s Research UK Stem Cell Research Centre is playing a key role in the fight against dementia when he visited the facility today. The £2m centre, based at the Gurdon Institute at the University of Cambridge, was opened this year by the Great…

Stem cells used to create brain cells in Alzheimer’s study

Relevance: 69%      Posted on: 4th March 2011

Stem cells have been used to make brain cells involved in Alzheimer’s.

Ban on patents using human embryonic stem cells

Relevance: 69%      Posted on: 20th October 2011

What effect could it have on Alzheimer’s research?

Cambridge scientists use Down’s syndrome stem cells to model Alzheimer’s

Relevance: 69%      Posted on: 16th February 2012

Study could allow new insight into the disease.

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