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

Information and Translation Manager
Anna Couturier Portrait

Anna Couturier

Digital Communications Manager
Jan Barfoot Portrait

Jan Barfoot

Communication and Engagement Manager

Our Partners

Shahragim Tajbakbhsh

Shahragim Tajbakhsh

Oliver Brustle Photo

Oliver Brüstle

Michele de Luca

Michele de Luca

Daniel Besser Portrait

Daniel Besser

Kim Jensen Photo

Kim Jensen

Thomas Graf Portrait

Thomas Graf

Christine Mummery Photo

Christine Mummery

Wendy Bickmore Photo

Wendy Bickmore

Göran Hermerén portrait

Göran Hermerén

Austin Smith Photo

Austin Smith

Juergen Knoblich Photo

Juergen Knoblich

Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster

Urban Lendahl Portrait

Urban Lendahl

Maria Anna Ciemerych-Litwinienko

Maria Anna Ciemerych-Litwinienko

Philip Newsome

Philip Newsome

Fiona Watt Image

Fiona Watt

Sarah Chan Photo

Sarah Chan

Henrik Semb photo

Henrik Semb

Giulio Cossu Photo

Giulio Cossu

Elena Cattaneo Photo

Elena Cattaneo

Peter Andrews Portrait

Peter Andrews

Christine Kubiak Photo

Christine Kubiak

Andras Dinnyes Photo

Andras Dinnyes

Freddy Radtke Portrait

Freddy Radtke

Paolo de Coppi

Paolo de Coppi

Gerald de Haan Photo

Gerald de Haan

Daniel Pipeleers

Daniel Pipeleers

Megan Munsie Photo

Megan Munsie

Petr Dvorak Portrait

Petr Dvorak

Hans Clevers

Hans Clevers

Cedrix Blanpain Photo

Cedric Blanpain

Anne Rosser Photo

Anne Rosser

Giuseppe Testa Photo

Giuseppe Testa


Michael O'Connor portrait

Michael O'Connor

Hakima Flici portrait

Hakima Flici

Marco Onorati portrait

Marco Onorati

Muriel Grenon portrait

Muriel Grenon

Clara Sanz Nogués portrait

Clara Sanz Nogués

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