Neurons – Network of neuronal cells (Blue: nucleus; Red: neurons) [Copyright: Institute for Transfusion Medicine, UK Essen]
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Scientists from Great Britain and Germany will discuss possible responsible approaches on research involving early human embryos.
A Japanese researcher plans to implant human stem cells into rats and mice, triggering a heated debate. Hopes for progress in organ replacement and drug development come up against fears that the boundary between humans and animals will become blurred.
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.
On 17.10.2019, neuroscientists Prof. Dr. Sandra Blaess and Vira Iefremova discuss controversial experiments on human-animal chimeras, miniature organs, and the future of organ replacement with ethicist and theologian Prof. Dr. Hartmut Kreß at RheinBühne Bonn.
The Stem Cell Network NRW offers various measures to prepare young scientists extensively for the next career steps. In particular, it aims to provide a stimulating environment for translational research projects. Here you find an overview of current and upcoming offers.
The 2nd Cologne Conference on Cardiac Regeneration and Cell Therapy will take place on September 26th and 27th 2019. The conference is organized by member of the Stem Cell Network NRW. Registration is possible until September 18th.
Media coverage of the latest research approaches from Japan and USA/China.
Save the Date: The next worldwide action day on stem cell research - UniStem Day - will take place on 6 March 2020.
In May 2019, Prof. Dr. Dr. Rüger was elected to the representatives' meeting of the Stem Cell Network North Rhine-Westphalia as representative of the University Hospital Cologne. We interviewed Ms. Rüger to introduce her to you.
In May 2019, the Federal Government published its eighth report on the implementation of the Stem Cell Act (Stammzellgesetz). It provides an overview of the applications approved during the reporting period and compares the state of German stem cell research to the situation abroad.
The date is fixed: The 10th International Meeting of the Stem Cell Network North Rhine-Westphalia will take place on June 08/09, 2020. The Eurogress in Aachen was chosen as the venue.
Learn more about the innovative and promising model, which consists of a single nerve cell derived from human skin cells.
On May 13&14, 2019, the Stem Cell Network.NRW hosted an interdisciplinary conference at the "Museum Kunstpalast" in Düsseldorf. The occasion was the now permanent funding of the network by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The conference was marked by…
The Ethics Council published on May 09, 2019 a press release as well as a 230-page statement on germline interventions. These were rated as " currently too risky, but not ethically out of the question".
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