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UCL collaborations with Thai stem cell researchers
UCL Prof. Claudio Stern visited the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University (Bangkok) on 6 and 7 February 2012 to further develop ongoing collaborations with Thai stem cell researchers. This visit was part of a series of workshops co-organised by the Thai Society for Stem Cell Research, the UK National Stem Cell Network and the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office to promote Thai-UK collaborations in the stem cell field.
collaboration in cell and developmental biology
The UCL-Tohoku University Symposium for young biologists "From cell/developmental biology to human diseases", organised by Prof Shin-ichi Ohnuma, was held on 19 October 2011.
UCL collaboration with Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden in
first synthetic windpipe transplant
UCL Prof Alex Seifalian created an artificial windpipe which was then coated in the patient's stem cells and implanted in a 36 year-old cancer patient. The surgery was performed by Prof. Paolo Macchiarini (who holds a UCL Honorary appointment) at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.
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UCL- Chang Gung University (Taiwan) collaboration on amniotic fluid stem
cells funded by the National Science Council Taiwan in the frame of the
UK-Taiwan Research Cooperation Initiative
Drs Anna David and Paolo de Coppi (UCL) and Dr Po-Jen Cheng (Chang Gung University, Taiwan) lead an international preclinical study on in utero transplantation of autologous amniotic fluid stem cells, funded by the National Science Council Taiwan in the frame of the UK-Taiwan Research Cooperation Initiative.
UCL collaboration with University of California Davis Medical Centre in
pioneering larynx transplant
UCL-Yale collaboration in regenerative medicine
On 8 October 2009, UCL and Yale formed an alliance to improve global health through scientific research, clinical and educational collaboration.
Read more at UCL News
Yale-UCL Collaborative Special Seminar
held on 16 September 2010 at 4pm
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Kane Breuer, Associate Professor, Yale University
Title: "Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts for Use in Congenital Heart Surgery: From the bench to the bedside and back again"
UCL collaboration with University of
California Santa Barbara supported by a CIRM-MRC Disease Team Award
International LRRK2 consortium funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for
Patrick Lewis (UCL Institute of Neurology) leads one of the nine teams of the international LRRK2 consortium funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research to advance therapeutic development efforts for Parkinson's disease. The awards were announced on 17 February 2010.
More at the Michael J. Fox Foundation
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