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Call for Proposals: HSCI Seed Grants 2019

November 6, 2018

The Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Invites applications for seed grant funding for its 2019 cycle. The purpose of this program is to provide funding for innovative projects in the field of stem cell and regenerative biology. As was the case last year, the HSCI strongly encourages proposals with a translational focus, or which are otherwise poised to accelerate the development of new stem cell-based therapies or cures. However, proposals at all stages of development are welcome. The HSCI intends to award up to ten grants in response to this call for proposals, contingent upon the...

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HSCI forms collaboration with Qatar Biomedical Research Institute

October 8, 2018

HSCI has signed a collaborative research and training agreement with Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), a research institute under Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). The five-year initiative includes technical training and research in stem cell biology, with the goal of working toward viable treatments for diabetes.

The prevalence of type 1 and 2 diabetes is a rising global healthcare challenge. Recent advances in stem cell research, led by HSCI scientists, have the potential to help both type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients cope with their condition by...

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