The German Stem Cell Network (GSCN) is a network association aiming at creating synergies between all areas of basic and applied stem cell research and to provide an interface between science, politics, education and society as a whole.



GSCN Membership


The German Stem Cell Network (GSCN) is a member-driven initiative. Join us and support this important initiative!


Upcoming event

2nd International Annual Conference of the GSCN
Nov 03 - 05, 2014
Heidelberg, Germany



2nd International Annual Conference of the GSCN

The  online registration and abstract submission for the  2nd International Annual Conference of the GSCN is open. The deadline for abstract submission and early registration is July 31, 2014.

Joint Satellite Symposium on Neural Stem Cells

The GSCN is very happy to announce the  Joint Satellite Symposium on Neural Stem Cells. The satellite symposium will be held following the GSCN Conference from November 5-6, 2014 in the DKFZ in Heidelberg. Participants of the 2nd International GSCN Annual Conference can participate in the satellite symposium free of charge

GSCN satellite session at the 47th DGTI Annual Meeting in Dresden

The GSCN is organizing a satellite session on regenerative medicine on September 10, 2014 from 16:00 - 17:30 at the 47th DGTI Annual Meeting in Dresden. Furthermore in collaboration with the European Medicines Agency and the DGTI the GSCN is organizing the Workshop Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP): How to bring cell-based medicinal products successfully to the market ( flyer) on September 11, 2014 from 8:30–13:30. Please find detailed information on and here.

GSCN Newsletter June 2014

GSCN Newsletter June 12, 2014

GSCN Annual Magazine 2013/14

  Annual Magazine: Stem Cell Research in Germany (English)

A highlight film and interview movies on GSCN activities

The GSCN movies can be found here:

GSCN Members


News from the field

Scientists in Dresden: Opening the stem cell niche
Source:, 11.07.2014

NEWS: Retractions of STAB cell Nature Publications:
Sources:, 02.07.2014, 02.07.2014 (in German)
Interview with Nature, 03.07.2014
Other Sources:, 04.06.2014, 04.06.2014, 28.05.2014, 28.05.2014

Interview with Nobel laureate Martin Evans on stem cell therapies
Source:, 04.07.2014

Stem cell research: Hope on the line
The future outlook for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)
Source:, News feature 02.07.2014

Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin Stem Cell Network North Rhine Westphalia Partner Organizations Federal Ministry of Education and Research VDI Technologiezentrum