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Dr Francesco Saverio Tedesco receives the European Research Council Starting Grant

8 September 2017

Please join us in congratulating Dr Francesco Saverio Tedesco who has been awarded €1.5 million from the European Research Council (ERC). This is one of the most competitive and prestigious European awards aimed at talented early-career scientists who have already produced excellent supervised work, are ready to work independently and show potential to be a research leader.

This 5 year award will allow Dr Tedesco to investigate generating complex patient-specific artificial muscles from pluripotent stem cells to study and develop new treatments for incurable muscle disorders.

For further information please see the ERC's offical press release.