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Call for Proposals: Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology P01 Pilot Grants 2020

January 15, 2020

The Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB) invites applications for Pilot Grant funding for 2020 under the NIH-funded P01 grant “Dissecting the establishment and regulation of human pluripotency” (PI Alexander Meissner).

The purpose of this funding program is to provide resources for proof-of-concept studies. These pilot grants are intended to increase our understanding of the basic biology of human pluripotent cells and their utility for translational applications.

HSCRB may fund 1 pilot grant in this round. It will be funded at a maximum...

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Call for Applications: 2020 Barry Family HSCI Innovation Award for Early Investigators

December 20, 2019

Award amount

$250,000.00

Posted date

December 20, 2019

Deadline for letter of intent

Friday, January 31, 2020

Deadline for full proposal (if invited)

Monday, March 16, 2020

Presentation to selection committee (if invited)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Anticipated award date

Monday, June 1, 2020

Award description

HSCI is pleased to announce a significant new annual award for innovation in the field of stem cell science and regenerative...

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Call for Proposals: HSCI Collaborative Seed Grants 2020

December 2, 2019
Award amount: $100,000 per project per year for up to two years
Posted date: Monday, December 2, 2019
Deadline for application: Friday, February 28, 2020
Anticipated award date: Friday, May 1, 2020

 

The mission of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute is to find cures for human diseases. Through collaborative research in the fields of stem cell and regenerative biology, we seek to: 

  • Stimulate healing in patients by harnessing the potential of stem...
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Restoring vision

November 26, 2019

A stem cell therapy for cornea regeneration reaches the clinical-trial stage

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By Jessica Lau

As the eye’s outer layer of protection, the cornea needs to constantly regenerate to maintain a clear surface. Losing the cornea-regenerating stem cells leads to cloudiness — like trying to see...

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