Canadian stem cell research advancing world-class clinical and commercial projects


Media Advisory


Subject: National Stem Cell Research Announcement by the Stem Cell Network

Date & Time: Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:45pm – 1:15pm

Location: Red Room, Terrence Donnelly Centre, 160 College Street, Toronto, Ontario

Details: Dr. Michael Rudnicki, OC, Scientific Director of the Stem Cell Network will announce the national funding results from SCN’s 2018 funding competition. Eight of the new projects, including one clinical trial, are being led at Ontario institutions, and will receive $1.4M in new research funding to tackle heart disease, septic shock, stroke and other illnesses. Dr. Freda Miller, SickKids Hospital, will outline a specific project to stimulate brain repair in children & youth. This is an opportunity for media to hear about Canada’s strategies to bring more stem cell research to clinical and commercial outcomes by supporting world-leading research and the development of our next generation of scientists.



Lisa Willemse
Interim Communications Director
Stem Cell Network