ADIPOA2 was one of a number of projects discussed at the A FACTT meeting in Galway this week. A FACTT is an Action to Focus and Accelerate Cell-based Tolerance-Inducing Therapies, funded through the COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Programme. The meeting is being hosted by NUIG and runs from 5-7 October.
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The ADIPOA2 team met in Bologna on June 20-21, hosted by the Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli. The team shared updates on all aspects of the project, including regulatory engagement, planning for the clinical trial, research on the mechanism of action of ASCs, and the dissemination and exploitation of the project’s results. The picture below shows the ADIPOA2 […]
Featuring beautiful hand-drawn animations and interviews with leading stem cell scientists, STEM CELL REVOLUTIONS charts the history and scientific evolution of stem cell research – from the earliest experiments that first revealed stem cells in the body, to leading current scientific and clinical developments. Watch the trailer here Question & answer session to follow led by Profs […]
ADIPOA-2 researchers participated in the EU-MSC2 meeting in Leiden on the 7th and 8th of September 2015 The two-day meeting brought together researchers from nine EU-funded projects pursuing MSC research. In addition to REDDSTAR, other projects represented at the meeting included REDDSTAR, Stellar, RETHRIM, REACH, VISICORT, MERLIN,SCIENCE and NEPHSTROM. After a welcome from Henri Lenferink, Mayor of Leiden, […]
The Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) at NUI Galway was delighted to host a visit by winning essay writers from St Nathy’s College, Ballaghdereen, Co. Roscommon. Each of the winning students had written an essay on the topic of stem cell, outlining the history of their discovery, and their potential to revolutionise the treatment of a […]
A recent front page article in the Sunday Express reports on the ADIPOA-2 project.
Prevention of progression of Osteoarthritis will improve the lives of millions of sufferers Tuesday, 12th May 2015: The Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry has today announced it’s participation in the ADIPOA-2 stem cell trial for Osteoarthritis (OA), the aim of which is to find treatment(s) for the disease and prevent it’s progression. This large-scale clinical […]
The launch of ADIPOA2, which includes Dutch partner, has created interest in news outlets in the Netherlands. See examples of coverage at http://www.nu.nl/gezondheid/4065072/ziekenhuizen-testen-behandeling-artrose-met-stamcellen.html https://fysioforum.nl/2015/06/09/onderzoek-naar-stamcelbehandeling-voor-knieartrose/ http://www.omroepgelderland.nl/nieuws/2094435/Radboudumc-partner-in-vernieuwend-reuma-onderzoek ADIPOA2 has also been publicised by the Dutch Arthritis Foundation, Reumafonds http://www.reumafonds.nl/actueel/nieuwsoverzicht/stamcelbehandeling-voor-knieartrose-onderzocht RUMC press release: Persbericht Nijmegen, 09 juni 2015 Europese subsidie van bijna 6 miljoen euro voor innovatieve therapie […]
Jessica Hayes, a postdoctoral researcher from NUI, Galway, who has been involved in ADIPOA2 since proposal stage, is among a group of Irish researchers who have been recognised by the Irish Research Council for the excellence of their research. The six exceptional early stage career researchers under the age of 35 will, later this month, […]
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