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Report on EU MSC2 2015 meeting – Shaping the future of MSC Therapy

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, […]

Winning essay writers visit REMEDI

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 […]

Sports Surgery Clinic Plays Leading Role in European Clinical Trial on Stem Cell Therapy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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 […]

Dutch media reports the launch of ADIPOA2

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 […]

ADIPOA2 Researcher among six Irish researchers chosen to attend prestigious Masterclasses with 66 Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany

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, […]

EU MSC2 2015: Contributing to MSC Knowledge-Sharing, Research & Development

Our sister project REDDSTAR and Leiden University Medical Center are co-organizing EU MSC2 2015, a meeting in Leiden, NL on September 7th and 8th to bring together nine EU-funded, mesenchymal stromal cell-focussed consortia. Projects include: REDDSTAR, REACH, RETHRIM, Stellar, MERLIN, Nephstrom, SCIENCE, VISICORT and Adipoa-2. This two day, interactive meeting will be held at the […]

New hope for patients as large-scale stem cell trials for osteoarthritis expected

A large-scale clinical trial using adult stem cells to treat knee osteoarthritis is expected to be underway across Europe by the end of 2015. Almost €6 million has been granted to the project ‘ADIPOA-2’ by the EU’s Horizon 2020 research funding programme. The project will include 18 partners from Ireland, France, the UK, Germany, Italy […]

ADIPOA-2 gets underway

The first meetings of the ADIPOA-2 consortium have taken place, as work begins on this exciting new European project, which is developing a novel stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis. The ADIPOA-2 clinical team, which includes clinicians from ten centres in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, and the Netherlands, met in Paris on December 16, to agree […]