National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia

National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia

The National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia supports stem cell science and educates the community about the potential and dangers of stem cell therapies.

Visit the website: stemcellfoundation.net.au

2019 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research

The winners of the 2019 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research will be announced on Monday 4 November 2019. Contact Tanya Ha on 0404 083 863 or tanya@scienceinpublic.com.au to receive media information on embargo.

Young talent time in stem cell research; new treatment information handbook; meet an unlikely marathon-running fundraiser

National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia October newsletter

Welcome to my occasional bulletin on stem cell science, news and the ongoing work of the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia.

October’s a busy month for the Foundation, as the region’s top stem cell researchers converge on Brisbane for the 6th annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research (ASSCR).

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50 grants for early-career researchers and students; therapeutic cloning in the news; and scientists meet patients in Melbourne

National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia June newsletter

The first half of 2013 has seen the Foundation’s formal launch and the commencement of our grant programs and outreach activities.

We’re extending our support to the stem cell research community with 50 travel grants for early-career researchers to join Australia’s premier stem cell research meeting in Brisbane later this year. There are plenty of speaking places for junior investigators, awards for posters and presentations, and a special networking event to introduce them to leaders in stem cell research. [continue reading…]

Setting the record straight on stem cell tourism; Foundation sponsors diabetes community forum; and an update on our first researcher

National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia April newsletter

I’ve been both excited and concerned to see stem cell stories in the media this year.

The Foundation has enjoyed the media attention following our launch. But we’ve also been alarmed by the growing number of reports of people travelling overseas for unproven treatments and the explosion of clinics, here in Australia and overseas, offering treatments using stem cells derived from fat cells.

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