The latest news from IRR.
Unravelling the secrets of neurodegenerative diseases, one protein at a time
Proteins misfolding and clumping together, a process known as aggregation, is a key feature seen in several neurological conditions, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
New cell therapy shows progress in treating advanced liver disease
A new type of cell therapy to treat patients with liver scarring, or cirrhosis, shows promise of being the first medical treatment for this common and lethal condition.
Professor Kev Dhaliwal appointed Interim Director of the Edinburgh Futures Institute
CIR Professor Kev Dhaliwal has been appointed to the role of Interim Director of Edinburgh Futures Institute.
“Big Data” liver disease database launched to improve outcomes for liver patients
A collaborative Scotland-wide project has compiled patient data from nearly 1000 patients with liver disease to create a secure, searchable, open resource.
Obituary: Professor Sir Ian Wilmut
By Roger Highfield
Statement on the death of Professor Sir Ian Wilmut
It has been confirmed that Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, founding director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, has passed away at the age of 79. His family has asked that the media and public respect their privacy at this time.
Castlebrae pupils craft beautiful new boardroom table
A group of high school pupils from Castlebrae Community Campus have created a stunning new boardroom table for IRR's newest building.
Edinburgh Skin Network holds first symposium
14 Jun 2023
£10million gift to IRR
31 March 2023
New EU funded technology could improve inflammatory bowel disease diagnosis
A new project, IBDSENSE, aims to improve diagnosis and monitoring of inflammatory bowel disease.
IRR Early Career Innovator 2021
27 May 2021
New PhD Programme launched with funding from Martin KS Lee
27 January 2021
Cell therapy spinout targets liver repair treatment
2 December 2020
IRR video competition winners
30 October 2020
£2m donation to support regenerative medicine research
19 October 2020
IRR Early Career Innovator 2020
09 June 2020
Army of scientists search for Covid-19 treatments
22 April 2020
IRR photo competition winners
15 January 2020
New kind of PhD to give future researchers an edge
6 January 2020
IRR welcomes new MSc by research students
13 November 2019
Castleview Primary School win the Rolls-Royce Science Prize
6 November 2019
Macrophage cell therapy safe, trial suggests
7 October 2019
Chancellor rewards ffrench-Constant
2 October 2019
Sophie Quick wins Young Scientist Award
12 July 2019