A centre of excellence for pioneering stem cell research


Undertaking fundamental and applied research on the biology of pluripotent stem cells with the aim to develop cell therapies for regenerative medicine.

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Our colleagues at the MRC Medical Research Festival

The MRC held a medical research festival in Sheffield's own Winter Gardens at the weekend and some of our colleagues in CSCB were involved! The video is taken from the MRC's youtube channel

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Hydrogels putting Stem Cells to sleep

Sheffield researchers revealed that mimicking a natural process called diapause can halt stem cells, effectively putting them to sleep for up to two weeks.

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Protein could improve treatments for recurrent miscarriages and pre-eclampsia

Scientists within the University of Sheffield have identified a protein involved in the development of the human placenta, which may also help embryos implant in the womb.

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Our Research

We are focused on developing the basic biology and technology underpinning the use of Stem Cells for applications in medicine.

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Study & Training

We provide specialist training in the fields of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Every year, we recruit students to work on a range of projects as well as running a number of training workshops and events.

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Sponsors & Partnerships

The Centre for Stem Cell Biology is generously sponsored by a number of organisations, we also have a number of collaborations & partnerships too.

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