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Growing 3D skin in a dish

Jennifer Shelley, a PhD student in the Davidson Lab at the Centre for Inflammation Research, is using a new innovative technique to grow skin cells into a 3D structure. She hopes to use this to…

From  Eleanor Roger on April 13th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Cell therapy spinout targets liver repair treatment

Advanced liver damage could be treated and repaired instead of requiring a transplant thanks to a University of Edinburgh spinout company. Resolution Therapeutics Ltd is based on a decade of research…

From  Eleanor Roger on December 2nd, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

IRR Discovery Series: Dr Thomas Fenton

Dr Thomas Fenton, Visiting Scientist at the Centre for Inflammation Research (CIR), discusses a method he has developed which will give researchers a new way to analyse the intestinal immune system.…

From  Eleanor Roger on August 3rd, 2020 0 likes 114 plays 0  

Potential cell therapy for liver cirrhosis - Safety clinical trial

Liver disease patients could one day benefit from a new macrophage cell therapy that has just completed its first clinical trial, published in Nature Medicine (07 October 2019). Professor Stuart…

From  Robin Morton on October 7th, 2019 0 likes 412 plays 0