New paper: using stem cells as mini factories for stroke repair

It’s (finally) here! The big paper from my PhD titled “Systemic conditioned medium treatment from interleukin-1 primed mesenchymal stem cells promotes recovery after stroke” was just published last week in Stem Cell Research & Therapy. Thanks to my fantastic co-workers who made it possible! It’s open access meaning anyone can read it here without an annoying paywall. To me it represents several years of […]

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New Video

Hi! Just a quick post to say my next regenerative medicine video is up. I’m thoroughly enjoying making these and I think I’m improving all the time. I now know what more of the buttons on our DSLR do at the very […]

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The History of Regenerative Medicine

Oh jeez. I can’t believe it’s been over a month since I posted anything. I’ve been crazy busy with my PhD and cubs recently. I’ve been interested in the history of science for a number of years and the history of regenerative […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s a couple of questions I’m often asked when I tell people I’m a regenerative medicine PhD student. What is regenerative medicine? Regenerative medicine is a really exciting and fast moving field of research that aims to develop therapies to repair or […]

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Hello!

Thank for you for visiting my new blog. I’m Catriona Cunningham, a third year PhD student at the University of Manchester on the EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) Regenerative Medicine Programme. I previously studied Medicine with an intercalated BSc […]

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