Institute for Regeneration and Repair
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The Institute for Regeneration and Repair (IRR) is a research institute based at the University of Edinburgh. Our scientists and clinicians study tissue regeneration and repair to advance human health and reproductive outcomes.

The Institute incorporates the Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM), Centre for Inflammation Research (CIR) and the Centre for Reproductive Health (CRH).

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The University of Edinburgh Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) studies stem cells, disease and tissue repair to advance human health. Our state of the art facilities and our clinicians and scientists are uniquely positioned to translate stem cell knowledge to the clinic. 

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The University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research uses a multi-disciplinary approach to research mechanisms underlying inflammatory disorders with the aim of designing new treatments for and new methods to monitor and image these important conditions.

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CRH carries out world-class research and develop therapeutic and preventative strategies to improve health and reproductive outcomes. Our unique positioning, scientific expertise, and state-of-the-art technology increases understanding of human reproductive health.

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