Funding to advance research into stem-cell based therapies

By asscr2017  /  March 13, 2019
Stem Cells Australia and The University of Melbourne have welcomed $150 million Federal Government funding towards research into new ways...
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2018 Metcalf Prize winners are using stem cells to understand cancer resistance and how to heal hearts

By asscr2017  /  November 14, 2018
14 November 2018 Associate Professor Enzo Porrello of the University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Dr Heather...
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Disease gene corrected in mini-kidney

By asscr2017  /  April 30, 2018
30 April 2018 Patient derived stem cells grown into mini-kidneys, to correct the mutated gene in the dish. New research...
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ASSCR member presentations and travel awards to ISSCR 2018 announced

By asscr2017  /  April 4, 2018
Travel Awards to the ISSCR Meeting, 20-23 June, 2018, Melbourne, Australia have been generously provided by the  International Society for Stem Cell Research...
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The NHMRC Features Professor Caroline Gargett – Uncovering the secrets of Endometriosis

By asscr2017  /  March 26, 2018
Professor Caroline Gargett has dedicated her life to women’s health; investigating endometrial stem cells—part of the lining of the uterus—to...
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ISSCR awards Megan Munsie the 2018 Public Service Award

By asscr2017  /  March 14, 2018
Associate Professor Megan Munsie was awarded the 2018 ISSCR Public Service Award, which is given in recognition of outstanding contributions of public...
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Researchers are one step closer to growing a kidney in the lab

By asscr2017  /  March 2, 2018
Researchers from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), University of Melbourne and Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) in The Netherlands...
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Translating colorectal cancer organoids into patient care

By asscr2017  /  January 19, 2018
Congratulations to A/Prof Helen Abud (ASSCR Conference and Awards Chair) Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) group leader, Associate Professor Helen Abud is...
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The ASSCR elected new Committee Members

By asscr2017  /  January 12, 2018
Please welcome new Executive Committee members: A/Prof Alice Pebay – Secretary A/Prof Clare Parish – Treasurer Dr Kathryn Futrega -...
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Call to act on unproven stem cell treatments in Australia

By asscr2017  /  July 15, 2016
Call to Act on NSW Coroner's Findings 15th July 2016 The Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research (ASSCR) is saddened...
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Hot Topics – Discussion Panel Evening, Advancing Stem Cell Therapies: Balancing science, clinical trials, regulation and consumer demand

By asscr2017  /  May 31, 2016
Hot Topics – Discussion Panel Evening Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research Topic Discussion Panel Evening 31st May 2016 Advancing...
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Cancer-linked protein helps control fate of intestinal stem cells

By asscr2017  /  March 15, 2015
Researchers from Monash University and The University of Melbourne, together with international colleagues, have shown that a regulatory protein involved...
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