Challenges, perspectives and road to progress for early career researchers in regenerative medicine

Available to view on demand . This webinar will provide insights into the achievements of our winner of the RegMedNet Award for Cultivating Excellence, as chosen by our panel of international judges.

Dec 05, 2017

Regenerative medicine is a rapidly growing field with the potential to improve lives all over the world. At RegMedNet, we know that the most valuable players in regenerative medicine aren't always those we see in the news. As well as ground-breaking research and award-winning facilities, we wanted to recognize achievement in other areas, such as career development and scientific outreach.

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the RegMedNet Award for Cultivating Excellence, as chosen by our panel of international judges, is Cells for Sight, University College London (UCL, UK), led by Professor Julie T Daniels.

This webinar, presented by Professor Daniels, will provide insights into the achievements of our winning lab. Discover more about the aims and achievements of Cells for Sight and how lab members are supported in career development and continuing education.

What you will learn?

  • Learn about their advancements in basic and translational research, and clinical manufacture
  • Gain insight into how lab members are encouraged in continuing education
  • Discover how you could support your own lab members in career development

Who may this interest?

  • Students and trainees working in the multidisciplinary fields of stem cell biology and cellular therapeutics
  • Primary investigators, lab managers and lab members with training responsibility
  • Stem cell therapeutics and regenerative medicine investors


Julie Daniels
Professor Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapy

Julie obtained her first degree in Microbiology and her PhD in tissue engineering from the University of Leeds, UK.  She has worked at the Yorkshire Regional Tissue Bank where she produced cultured keratinocytes for burns victims and leg ulcer patients.  She joined the Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL in 1996.  Julie is now Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapy at the Institute and her group is aiming to understand the biology and therapeutic potential of stem cells.  She is also the Director of the Cells for Sight Cell Therapy Research Unit, which is currently delivering stem cell therapy to patients with blinding ocular surface and retinal disease.


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