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About the Stem Cell Network

To capitalize upon Canada’s competitive advantage in stem cell research for the benefit of Canadians

Supporting and building a national stem cell and regenerative medicine research network has been the raison d’être of the Stem Cell Network (SCN) since its inception in 2001.

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3,000

Trainees

170

Research Groups

$118M

In Research, Training and Outreach

$116M

In Partner Support

Research funding opportunities

SCN's 2019 research funding competition is now closed

Training

More than 3,000 HQP have benefitted from SCN courses, workshops and travel awards. See what we’re offering in 2019/2020

Research & trainee profiles

Discover how SCN has leveraged funding in different regions of Canada and meet some of the people conducting the important research.

Join our Team! Trainee Communications Committee (TCC)

The Stem Cell Network (SCN) is currently seeking enthusiastic and dynamic trainees to participate on SCN’s Trainee Communications Committee (TCC) from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. This committee will play an important part in the development of SCN’s training program for young investigators.

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In the news

New stem cell technology gives high-risk leukemia patients second chance at life

Positive results from a recent clinical trial show that a Canadian-made stem cell innovation could reduce risks and improve outcomes of cord blood stem cell transplantation for patients with leukemia and lymphoma. OTTAWA, November 5, 2019 — Few people get a second chance at life. And fewer still are forced to take it before their …

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