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Stem cells and cancer: the good, the bad and the ugly

Inaugural lecture of Professor Steve PollardProfessor of Stem Cell and Cancer BiologyDuring the normal development of our nervous system, neural stem cells are responsible for generating the large…

From  Peter Crooks on December 18th, 2019 0 likes 72 plays 0  

#OpenUpStemCells: Are there stem cell treatments for MS in the UK?

Professor Anna Williams answers the question: Are there stem cell treatments for MS in the UK? for #OpenUpStemCells More about Professor Williams' research Videography: Jessie Pearson, Ellie…

From  Robin Morton on October 17th, 2019 0 likes 34 plays 0  

2018 Owen James - Human myelin in a dish

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition requires PhD students to compete to deliver the best research presentation in just three minutes (and one slide). The presentations were recorded on…

From  Rebecca Devon on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 97 plays 0  

CJD study brings fresh hope in quest for treatments

Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder. The team have devised a…

From  Jennifer Middleton on November 24th, 2017 0 likes 139 plays 0  

Siddharthan Chandran: Can the damaged brain repair itself?

After a traumatic brain injury, it sometimes happens that the brain can repair itself, building new brain cells to replace damaged ones. But the repair doesn't happen quickly enough to allow…

From  Rebecca Devon on May 2nd, 2017 0 likes 114 plays 0