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The Superheroes in Liver Regeneration

Posted by on June 23rd, 2020

The animation is a result of collaborative work of scientists from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) and visual storytellers from the Animation Workshop (VIA), telling the story of a scientific attempt to learn what happen to the liver when damaged and how this knowledge could be translated in the future[…]

Call for letter of interest – Executive Director (Professor) of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem)

Posted by on March 6th, 2020

DanStem The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) addresses fundamental research questions in stem cell and developmental biology and seeks to develop translational activities based on this fundamental discovery science, producing new therapeutic strategies for chronic diseases. Current focus at DanStem is predominantly on fundamental research at the highest level, and the[…]

Immature Cells Zap Around Before Settling Down

Posted by on November 28th, 2018

The story is based on the paper Mechanosignalling via integrins directs fate decisions of pancreatic progenitors, published in Nature, 28 November 2018 Stem cells are already being used in combating previously untreatable diseases. Nevertheless, stem cells are not delivering their full potential because the production of specific cell types from stem cells cannot yet be managed. Researchers[…]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Cell Biology of Tubulogenesis and its impact on Cell Differentiation at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem)

Posted by on September 15th, 2017

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen   Background The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology – DanStem has been established as a result of a series of international recruitments coupled with internationally recognized research groups focused on insulin producing beta cells and cancer research already located at the University of Copenhagen.[…]