Upcoming event

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

1st German UniStem Day

11 March 2016
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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

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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

New stem cell film synchronized in English

The GSCN produced film about application possibilities of cell therapies are now available in English.
Andreas Zeiher and Hubert Serve of the University clinic in Frankfurt talk about their research, ideas and hopes.
Please take a look  here.

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

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News from the field

Top biologists debate ban on gene-editing
Source:  The Guardian, 28.11.2015

Wie Stammzellen die Pharmaforschung beschleunigen (in German)
Source:  DIE WELT, Rainer Kurlemann, 27.11.2015

Parkinson’s iPS cell trial in Japan switching to allogeneic

Sources:  ipscell.com, 15.11.2015

Genchirurgen aus Fernost
Sources:  DIE WELT, 14.11.2015

Stammzellforschung: Chemikalie erzwingt Weiterentwicklung (in German)
Sources:   chemie-zeitschrift, 16.11.2015

Scientists have found a way to 3D-print embryonic stem cell 'building blocks'
Sources:   sciencealert.com, 8.11.2015

Swiss Bridge Award an Andreas Trumpp und Jörg Hülsken für Erforschung von Krebsstammzellen (in German)
Sources:   Krebsliga Schweiz, 3.11.2015

Biologist Michael Brand receives 2.5 Million Eur ERC Advanced Reserach Grant
Sources:   TU Dresden, 2.11.2015

Stammzellen für das Ungeborene (in German)
Sources:  NZZ, 2.11.2015

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