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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Research Groups


In Research, Training and Outreach


In Partner Support

Research funding opportunities

SCN's 2019 research funding competition is now closed


More than 2,500 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.

Till & McCulloch Meetings

The Till & McCulloch Meetings gather stem cell scientists, clinicians, ethicists and policy-makers from Canada and abroad. The event showcases Canada’s place in the global stem cell ecosystem and provides a tremendous opportunity for stakeholders to network with international peers.

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In the news

Stem Cell Network reveals new, future-forward strategic plan and brand identity

September 9, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Canada’s national stem cell and regenerative medicine research organization, the Stem Cell Network (SCN), announced today the launch of its three-year Strategic Plan, ACCELERATE, along with a refreshed brand identity and redesigned logo. This follows a renewed commitment to SCN from the Government of Canada earlier this year, in …

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