Stem Cell Awareness Day on 09 October 2019

09/30/2019   News

The European stem cell network EuroStemCell has launched the public engagement action #openupstemcells. Any questions on stem cell research can be submitted via a website and will be answered by scientists in short videos produced for this purpose. Our researchers have also already created videos.

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EuroStemCell has launched a Europe-wide digital participatory campaign, in which the public can ask any questions about stem cells. On a website especially set up for this purpose, anybody can submitted current questions about stem cells. Scientists then agree to answer the questions in short videos. The videos will be published via social media channels from 9 October -  Stem Cell Awareness Day.

For scientists in North Rhine-Westphalia, the campaign will be coordinated by the Stem Cell Network NRW. All members were called upon to produce short videos on the questions submitted. Great video contributions have already been produced, which will be published from Oct 9th onwards via the social media channels of the network (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube) and will also be permanently available on our website. Further video contributions are always welcome!