Leading science, pioneering therapies

The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) is a research institute based at the University of Edinburgh. Scientists and clinicians study stem cells, disease and tissue repair to advance human health.

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Oligodendrocytes

Brain study paves way for dementia therapy

CRM scientists have uncovered a potential approach to treat one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke in older people.

John McKendrick

CRM Early Career Innovator 2018

PhD student John McKendrick held off strong competition to win £5,000 research funding to support his innovative idea.

Liver stem cells

£4M bid to find tissue repair therapies

UKRMP2 hopes a better understanding of the stem cells niche will help develop therapies to repair the liver, lungs and joints. 

Human bile ducts showing senescence in green

New target for treatment of Liver Disease

A new study published in Nature Communications describes a potential new target for the treatment of a type of liver disease that affects the bile ducts.