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Microglia cells in action

Movie showing microglial cells generated from stem cells can gobble up fluorescent beads ‘in a dish’. Related to Banerjee et al, Science Advances,…

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Episode 3 - Lana Zholudeva and Michael Lane

In this episode of the NECTAR 2021 podcast, Lana Zholudeva, a Postdoctoral Scholar at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco and Michael Lane, an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology…

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Episode 1 - Anders Björklund and Stephen Dunnett

NECTAR 2021 conference podcast

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G-Lands: an out-of-body experience

Dr Elaine Emmerson and artist Emily Fong describe their collaborative sci-art project G-Lands: An out of body experience. Elaine leads a research group searching for ways to repair salivary glands…

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Step-change in bioengineering of new liver tissue

Professor David Hay talks about his new work devfeloping an automated platform for generating new human liver tissue from stem cells in the laboratory. These liver organoids will…

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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…

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#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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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