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

Thomas Graf Portrait

Thomas Graf

Austin Smith Photo

Austin Smith

Paolo de Coppi

Paolo de Coppi

Gerald de Haan Photo

Gerald de Haan

Daniel Pipeleers

Daniel Pipeleers

Megan Munsie Photo

Megan Munsie

Giulio Cossu Photo

Giulio Cossu

Hans Clevers Photo

Hans Clevers

Oliver Brustle Photo

Oliver Brüstle

Sarah Chan Photo

Sarah Chan

Giuseppe Testa Photo

Giuseppe Testa

Maria Anna  Ciemerych-Litwinienko

Maria Anna Ciemerych-Litwinienko

Daniel Besser Portrait

Daniel Besser

Peter Andrews Portrait

Peter Andrews

Cedrix Blanpain Photo

Cedric Blanpain

Urban Lendahl Portrait

Urban Lendahl

Göran Hermerén portrait

Göran Hermerén

Kim Jensen Photo

Kim Jensen

Anne Rosser Photo

Anne Rosser

Philip Newsome

Philip Newsome

Christine Mummery Photo

Christine Mummery

Petr Dvorak Portrait

Petr Dvorak

Andrew Webster

Andrew Webster

Andras Dinnyes Photo

Andreas Dinnyes

Henrik Semb photo

Henrik Semb

Juergen Knoblich Photo

Juergen Knoblich

Wendy Bickmore Photo

Wendy Bickmore

Freddy Radtke Portrait

Freddy Radtke

Elena Cattaneo Photo

Elena Cattaneo

Shahragim Tajbakbhsh

Shahragim Tajbakhsh

Michele de Luca

Michele de Luca

Fiona Watt Image

Fiona Watt

Christine Kubiak Photo

Christine Kubiak

Contributors

Marco Bacigaluppi portrait

Marco Bacigaluppi

Giovanni Valenti portrait

Giovanni Valenti

Kate Blair portrait

Kate Blair

Linda Barber portrait

Linda Barber

Gianni Munizza portrait

Gianni Munizza

Eleni Karagianni portrait

Eleni Karagianni

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