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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

Research & trainee profiles

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

Training

We’re delighted to continue supporting Canada’s next generation of researchers by enabling them to participate in a variety of courses and workshops being offered in 2019/2020. SCN support for these opportunities includes travel and/or workshop registration bursaries, an abstract competition and event sponsorship.

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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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