Upcoming event

4th Annual GSCN Conference
12 - 14 September 2016
Hannover, Germany

GSCN Humhub

GSCN members discuss new trends and developments on the GSCN social intranet.


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.



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The different German Stem Cell Network (GSCN) Logos in low resolution

(for high-resolution and vector files please inquire at GSCN Central Office)



400 participants at the 3rd International Annual GSCN Conference

The 3rd International Annual Conference of the GSCN welcomed 400 participants and 25 companies to the Otto Stern Center (Goethe-University, Campus Riedberg) in Frankfurt/Main from 9 - 11 September 2015.

For three days scientists discussed their results in talks and posters, met collaborators and made new contacts and informed the public (public event) on the recent advances in applications of stem cells.

One highlight among many others was the Presidential Symposium with this years winners of the GSCN awards: 
You find more information on the 2015 awardees here:  GSCN Awards and in the Press release GSCN Awards

Further reading (in German):  www.biotechnologie.de

GSCN stem cell films in English

Our GSCN films about stem cell research in the fields of hematopoietic, neuronal and cancer stem cells have been synchronized in English.

Please take a look and use them for courses, open days, sciences days/nights, school classes etc.

New annual magazine of the GSCN "Stem Cell Technologies in Germany" 2014/15 online

Please find our latest annual magazin here.

2nd International Annual Conference of the GSCN

The 2nd International Annual Conference took place November 3 - 5, 2014 at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg ( Link). 


Highlight movie of the 2nd GSCN Conference

Archive GSCN News


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News from the field

Erste Niere aus Stammzellen (in German)

Source:  scinexx.com,

Lorenz Studer named 2015 MacArthur Fellow

Source:  ipscell.com, 30.9.2015

New York Blood Center Announces New Collaboration

Source:  prnewswire.com, 28.9.2015

Der Zahn der Zukunft (in German)

Source:  nzz.ch, 18.9.2015

Augenlicht kann wieder hergestellt werden (in German)

Source:  deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de, 21.9.2015

Hinxton Human Germline Modification Statement

Source:  Hinxtongroup.com, 10.9.2015
Source:  ipscell.com, 11.9.2015
Source:  newscientist.com, 18.9.2015
Source:  Deutschlandfunk, 21.9.2015 (in German)

University of Tokyo's cell-growing method slashes costs by half

Source:  asia.nikkei.com, 11.9.2015

Scientists map genes at work in human embryos' earliest days

Source:  latimes.com, 3.9.2015

Extracellular Vesicles Repair Damage in Stroke-Impaired Mice
Genauso wirksam – weniger riskant:
Neue Therapie bei Schlaganfall (in German)
Scientists map genes at work in human embryos' earliest days

Source:  latimes.com, 3.9.2015

Kleine Innereien - Miniorgane aus dem Labor (in German)

Source:  sz.de, 2.9.2015

World’s largest public stem cell bank inaugurated in California

Source:  sacbee.com, 2.9.2015

Stem-cell discovery platforms yield first clinical candidates

Source:  Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, 1.9.2015

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