About EuroStemCell

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EuroStemCell is here to help European citizens make sense of stem cells. We provide independent, expert-reviewed information and road-tested educational resources on stem cells and their impact on society. We’ve received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement number 652796). You can read more about the history of EuroStemCell here.

We’re a partnership of more than 400 stem cell and regenerative medicine labs across Europe, connected via research centres, consortia, networks and hubs. Scientists, clinicians, ethicists, social scientists and science communicators are all part of the project. 

We also work closely with patients, educators, regulators and policy makers to foster engagement and develop material that meets their needs.

Our project team, based in Edinburgh, brings together a range of science communications expertise – from schools engagement and training to resource development, science writing, filmmaking and event management. 

EuroStemCell has key partnerships with European Union-funded stem cell research consortia who provide significant contribution to the project financially and scientifically.

Our Team

Clare Blackburn Portrait

Clare Blackburn

Project Coordinator
Amanda Waite Portrait

Amanda Waite

Translation Manager
Anna Couturier Portrait

Anna Couturier

Digital Communications Manager
Jan Barfoot Portrait

Jan Barfoot

Communication and Engagement Manager

Our Partners

Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster

Peter Andrews Portrait

Peter Andrews

Philip Newsome

Philip Newsome

Andras Dinnyes Photo

Andreas Dinnyes

Thomas Graf Portrait

Thomas Graf

Elena Cattaneo Photo

Elena Cattaneo

Hans Clevers Photo

Hans Clevers

Juergen Knoblich Photo

Juergen Knoblich

Megan Munsie Photo

Megan Munsie

Oliver Brustle Photo

Oliver Brüstle

Michele de Luca

Michele de Luca

Freddy Radtke Portrait

Freddy Radtke

Gerald de Haan Photo

Gerald de Haan

Giuseppe Testa Photo

Giuseppe Testa

Shahragim Tajbakbhsh

Shahragim Tajbakhsh

Kim Jensen Photo

Kim Jensen

Anne Rosser Photo

Anne Rosser

Christine Mummery Photo

Christine Mummery

Paolo de Coppi

Paolo de Coppi

Wendy Bickmore Photo

Wendy Bickmore

Cedrix Blanpain Photo

Cedric Blanpain

Sarah Chan Photo

Sarah Chan

Maria Anna  Ciemerych-Litwinienko

Maria Anna Ciemerych-Litwinienko

Henrik Semb photo

Henrik Semb

Petr Dvorak Portrait

Petr Dvorak

Christine Kubiak Photo

Christine Kubiak

Urban Lendahl Portrait

Urban Lendahl

Göran Hermerén portrait

Göran Hermerén

Fiona Watt Image

Fiona Watt

Daniel Besser Portrait

Daniel Besser

Daniel Pipeleers

Daniel Pipeleers

Giulio Cossu Photo

Giulio Cossu

Austin Smith Photo

Austin Smith


Philippa Russell

Philippa Russell

Jamie Gillies portrait

Jamie Gillies

Casimir MacGregor portrait

Casimir MacGregor

Christine Knight portrait

Christine Knight

Robin Lovell-Badge portrait

Robin Lovell-Badge

Johanne Keiding portrait

Johanne Keiding

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