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NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit in Stem Cells and Immunotherapies


Co-Directors: Dr Claire Roddie and Professor Karl Peggs

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Blood and Transplant Research Units (BTRUs) are research partnerships between universities and NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). BTRUs support the needs of NHSBT for research to improve the supply of blood, blood products, stem cells and tissues and organs for transplantation. 

The NIHR BTRU in Stem Cells and Immunotherapies is an inter-disciplinary partnership between University College London (UCL), King's College London, Queen Mary University of London and NHS Blood and Transplant. 

The aim of the unit is to optimise the selection of blood donors and to improve haematopoietic stem cell transplantation and immune therapies.

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NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit on Stem Cells and Immunotherapy at University College London


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