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.

UK Stem Cell Bank to distribute CSCB Clinical Grade Stem Cell Lines

Clinical grade, human stem cells lines developed at the University of Sheffield are, for the first time, going to be distributed by the UK Stem Cell Bank (UKSCB) for potential use in medical therapies and research.

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How vital neurons and cells that control the function of crucial organs develop in the womb

A new study from Dr Anestis Tsakiridis's group has discovered how vital neurons and cells that control the function of crucial organs develop in the womb.

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Connecting Neural Networks:Nervous-system-on-Chip Technology

January 2019 saw the launch of a new €7 million EU Project “Connecting neural networks: Nervous-system-on-Chip Technology”, involving the groups of Anestis Tsakiridis and Peter Andrews.

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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 and 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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