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Drs Martino Introna and Josée Golay publish NEPHSTROM research in Frontiers in Immunology

‘Tolerance to Bone Marrow Transplantation: Do Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Still Have a Future for Acute or Chronic GvHD?’ was published today in Frontiers in Immunology. NEPHSTROM PIs Drs Martino Introna and Josée Golay of the Center of Cellular Therapy “G. Lanzani”, Division of Haematology, Azienda Socio-Sanitaria Territoriale Papa Giovanni XXIII announced the publication of this […]

NUI Galway’s Prof Matt Griffin presents NEPHSTROM to an array of international audiences

Professor Matthew Griffin of the National University of Ireland in Galway delivered lectures presenting NEPHSTROM research at a range of international venues in recent months. Below, find the titles of his talks, with the date, and audience composition. “Diabetic Kidney Disease: The Promise of Regenerative Therapies”. REMEDI Seminar. Biomedical Sciences, NUI Galway Date: May 23rd […]

NEPHSTROM presented at RenalToolBox ITN Workshop, Galway

Coordinator Prof Tim O’Brien from NUI Galway presented aspects of NEPHSTROM at a recent Marie Curie Innovative Training Network workshop hosted in Galway. Coordinator O’Brien’s talk was entitled, “MSCs as a Therapy for Diabetic Complications.“ The online workshop was held on October 13th and 14th. RenalToolBox, the ITN hosting the workshop, is taking a coordinated approach to […]

NEPHSTROM Galway trial team adapts to new patient safety needs

The NEPHSTROM Galway trial team has developed a new trial visit workflow to meet the public health guidelines for COVID-19 protection for patients. They were able to successfully complete the end-of-study visit protocol for one of the NEPHSTROM patients and will complete further trial visits in a similar manner in July. Prof Matthew Griffin, of NUI […]

Regenerative Medicine Network publishes EU-MSC2 meeting report featuring NEPHSTROM

NEPHSTROM results were presented at EU-MSC2,  a bi-annual event, organized by partners Leiden University Medical Center in The Netherlands. The meeting assembles researchers, clinicians and cell product developers working within EU-sponsored research consortia, that focus on mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) therapy for immune-related disorders and tissue regeneration. EU-MSC2, a much-anticipated event provides excellent opportunities for networking, […]

NEPHSTROM Publication in PLoS One journal

Congratulations to NEPHSTROM partners at the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast, the University Hospitals Birmingham, and the National University of Ireland Galway for their recent review: The impact of chronic kidney disease on developed countries from a health economics perspective: A systematic scoping review published in PLoS ONE. Sarah Elshahat, Paul Cockwell, Alexander P. […]

NEPHSTROM consortium meets January 30, 2020 in Dublin

The NEPHSTROM consortium reached a significant milestone when they held the tenth plenary project meeting in Dublin on January 30th, 2020. The meeting was hosted by Pintail Limited, and coincided with the successful treatment of the final patient to be included in the low dose cohort of the clinical trial and provided an opportunity for […]

Luke Barry joins the NEPHSTROM team at Queen’s University Belfast

Our PI Prof Ciaran O’Neill at Queen’s University Belfast reports that Luke Barry has joined the health economist researchers who are working on NEPHSTROM. Luke joined the Belfast team in November 2019. Welcome, Luke! Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is a member of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities, providing world-class education underpinned by […]