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Excellent project meeting at Bergamo

The consortium enjoyed a constructive meeting at the end of November, hosted by Prof Beppe Remuzzi and his team at the Insitute Mario Negri in Bergamo. Progress was reviewed, plans were refined and preparations for the next six months of collaboration were made. The photo shows the consortium at the Institute Mario Negri.

NEPHSTROM in the Media again

NEPHSTROM partner NHSBT received good coverage in the UK and international diabetes media in October. Diabetes breakthrough: New stem cells that can halt kidney disease about to be tested express.co.uk, 19 Oct 2015, UK, Keyword: NHS Blood and Transplant, Journalist: Jon Austin Dr Eric Austin, head of Stem Cell Immunotherapy at the Advanced Therapy Unit […]

Looking forward to Bergamo

This month (November) sees the consortium assemble in Bergamo for our second plenary meeting (the first one since the kick-off in Dublin). The meeting is hosted by Beppe Remuzzi and his team at the Istituto Mario Negri (IRFMN). We look forward to catching up on all the news from the cell production centres, and to putting […]

NEPHSTROM features on BBC News

The project received excellent coverage from the BBC on 20 October, focusing on the cell production taking place at NHSBT. The item (at http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34570550) gives a concise overview of the project, and quotes both coordinator Prof Tim O’Brien (NUIG) and the NHSBT’s Dr Eric Austen.

LMU Munich Press Release

LMUM distributed a press release about NEPHSTROM, aimed at the German-language press and public.   The full text was as follows: Neue Klinische Studie zur Stammzelltherapie bei diabetischer Nierenschädigung 24.06.2015 – Die Arbeitsgruppe um Prof. Hans-Joachim Anders am Nephrologischen Zentrum der Medizinischen Klinik und Poliklinik IV leitet ein Teilprojekt in dem EU-Projekt NEPHSTROM (Novel Stromal […]

Great further media coverage of NEPHSTROM

The launch of the NEPHSTROM project received further excellent coverage in the media, social media and EU vehicles. Coverage now includes all the following: RTÉ Radio 1 News (RTE is the Irish national broadcaster) 8 June, at 7am and 8am 9am (during Morning Ireland) clips are 1 minute 30 seconds long http://broadcast.kantarmedia.ie/proxy/MediaLibrary/MediaLibrary.mp3/?clipId=59736763 http://broadcast.kantarmedia.ie/proxy/MediaLibrary/MediaLibrary.mp3/?clipId=59737626 RTÉ One News, […]

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 […]