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  • Indian TV show to offer University place

    The department of Biomedical Science is offering thousands of Indian students the opportunity to compete for one of its scholarships, in a new reality show about to hit TV screens across the sub-continent.

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  • Government report shows importance of Sheffield's stem cell researc

    A new government report into stem cell research in the UK has highlighted the Centre for Stem Cell Biology as one of the country's leading organisations producing stem cell patents.

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  • Centre for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) in major collaboration to treat heart disease

    The University of Sheffield's Centre for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) and the Cardiovascular Research Unit (CVRU) have joined forces with Axordia Ltd and Lombard Medical Technologies PLC to develop a next generation of treatment for coronary artery disease.

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  • Europe challenges USA in stem cell research

    A major research project linking the expertise of 20 leading organisations aims to keep Europe at the forefront of human embryonic stem cell research, thanks to a €12 million European grant. The ESTOOLS consortium, led by the Centre for Stem Cell Biology at the University of Sheffield in the UK, is a European Union 6th Framework Programme Integrated Project which will advance fundamental understanding and biomedical application of human embryonic stem cells, generating significant benefits in human healthcare.

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  • University scientists set to carry out pioneering heart research

    MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics member Dr Tim Chico is set to carry out pioneering research into heart disease after being awarded research grants by the British Heart Foundation (BHF)

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  • MRC Chief Executive opens new stem cell lab in Sheffield

    Colin Blakemore, Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council, was at the University of Sheffield today to officially open a new laboratory capable of producing embryonic stem lines that can be used in medical treatments. The opening of the leading-edge facility, which is part of the University's Centre for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB), will mean a real step towards new treatments for degenerative and chronic conditions such as diabetes and Parkinson's disease, and to repair tissues after accidents or cancer.

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  • Researchers give new insight into the human brain

    Researchers at the department of Biomedical Science have uncovered a novel chemical pathway in the brain that may be vital to our learning and memory processes, leading to a better understanding of disease states in the central nervous system.

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  • Three year investigation into childhood cancers launched

    Headed by Professor Peter Andrews, BMS member and CSCB director, and funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research.

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  • New lab for clinical grade stem cells is completed in Sheffield

    The Centre for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) at the University of Sheffield is opening a new laboratory capable of producing embryonic stem cell lines that can be used in medical treatments. The facility represents a crucial step towards using these stem cells to treat degenerative and chronic conditions such as diabetes and Parkinson's disease and to repair tissues after accidents or cancer.

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  • Nobel Laureate to open revolutionary labs

    Nobel Prize winner Professor Sir Paul Nurse FRS, will officially open the Wellcome Trust & the Wolfson Foundation Facility for Molecular Life Sciences at the University of Sheffield on Thursday 3 November 2005. The facility, which spans the Departments of Biomedical Science and of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, will revolutionise multi-disciplinary research in developmental genetics and biomedical science, regenerative medicine, molecular biology, genetics and microbiology.

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  • Professor Phil Ingham wins worldwide recognition for contribution to genetics

    Professor Philip Ingham FRS, of the University of Sheffield, has been awarded the 2005 Genetics Society medal for his outstanding research contribution to developmental genetics. He was presented with the medal by the president of the Genetics Society, Prof. Jonathan Hodgkin FRS, after delivering a lecture at a one day meeting organised by the Society at the Centre for Life in Newcastle on Saturday 7 May 2005.

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  • UK research could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's

    MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics members to receive a share of $3.6m from the Michael J. Fox Foundation to research potential causes and treatments for Parkinson's Disease.

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  • Stem cells could prevent blindness and restore hearing

    Centre for Stem Cell Biology member Dr Marcelo Rivolta is working on what could be part of a new treatment for deafness in people with certain types of hearing loss.

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  • Hopes for new cell therapies 'stem' from Sheffield

    The Centre for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) at the University of Sheffield is welcoming some of the world's leading experts to its International Human Embryonic Stem Cell Symposium on Friday 9 July 2004.

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  • International stem cell conference unites leading UK and Indian scientists in efforts to transform r

    Scientists in the University of Sheffield’s Centre for Stem Cell Biology were the first in the UK to work on embryonic stem cells in 1999 and continue to train scientists from around the world in the techniques which it hopes will transform regenerative medicine.

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