Stem Cell Center

Faculty of Medicine | Lund University


Lund Stem Cell Center

Lund center for Stem Cell Biology and Cell Therapy is one of six Swedish strategic centers of excellence in life sciences, supported by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. Established in January 2003, the center focuses on stem cell and developmental biology of the central nervous and blood systems, and development of stem cell and cell replacement therapies in these organ systems as well as research in non-mammalian model systems.


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Rodrigo Cataldo Bascunan

Please welcome Rodrigo Cataldo Bascunan who recently joined the Artner Group as a postdoctoral fellow.

Rodrigo will be working towards understanding the role of neurotransmitter signaling in β-cell function and how these processes are regulated by Maf transcription factors.

Welcome to the Stem Cell Center, Rodrigo!

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Roshanak Ghazanfari

On March 3, Roshanak Ghazanfari successfully defend her PhD thesis entitled "Biology of Human Primary Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stromal Stem Cells".
Faculty opponent was Professor Dirk Strunk from the Paracelsus Medical University (PMU) in Salzburg, Austria. The main supervisor for Roshanak's PhD studies was Professor Stefan Scheding.
Congratulations, Dr Ghazanfari!

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Cornelis Jan Pronk

Congratulations to Cornelis Jan Pronk on being awarded a half-time clinical researcher position within the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine, WCMM. This four-year position, financed by Region Skåne, is part of Lund Universities' WCMM initiative for translational research within Molecular Medicine.

Read more here

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Martin Wahlestedt - first author of the study

Congratulations to Martin Wahlestedt, a former postdoctoral fellow in the Bryder group, whose work “Clonal reversal of ageing-associated stem cell lineage bias via a pluripotent intermediate” has been published in Nature Communications.

Congratulations to all authors!

The Nordic study group for myeloproliferative neoplasms (NMPN) announce their Spring Meeting on the 29th and 30th of March. The Academy and Symposium are both open to researchers at the Stem Cell Center.

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