The Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research


The Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research is a national facility dedicated to basic and translational stem cell research, technical training, and public education.

Contact information for general requests:
Phone: +47 22851578 / +47 92287650 

Media inquiries:
Inquiries from the media should be made to Hege Brincker Fjerdingstad by email or telephone.

Patient inquiries:
All patient inquiries should be made by email to Hege Brincker Fjerdingstad. The Center can not administer patient inquiries made through any other channels.


Stem Cell Center International Seminar Series


Dept of Molecular Medicine International Speaker Series invites Dr. Robert Zweigerdt


Seminar: Upscaling human pluripotent stem cell culture and cardiac differentiation in suspension

Dept of Molecular Medicine International Speaker Series

Thursday Nov 26, 2015

1200-1330 AUD 13, Domus Medica, IMB


Dr Robert Zweigerdt

Leibniz Research Laboratories for Biotechnology and Artificial Organs

Hannover Medical School, Germany



Immunomodulation of Stem Cells Workshop December 10th - 11th 2015


Immunomodulation of Stem Cells Workshop, which will be held at the Academy of Medical Sciences, London. The Workshop will begin at 9 am on December 10th and will conclude on December 11th at 5pm.

Leaders representing industry and academia will discuss the impact of the immune system in regenerative medicine. The workshop will provide a platform for international oversight and networking within and between the stem cell and the immunology communities.

At the end of the event, delegates will have a better understanding of the main issues concerning the immune system and regenerative medicine strategies as well as the different approaches that industry has adopted to take cell therapies from bench to clinic.

Our Speaker list includes:
Irving Weissman, Hans Dieter Volk, David Mooney, Joseph Wu, Matthew Albert, Fiona Powrie, Frederic Geissmann, Caetano Reis e Sousa, Allan Bradley, Hongkui Deng, Stuart Forbes, Robert Deans, Kai Pinkernell, Kathryn Wood, Stefan Bornstein, Robert Lechler, Kevin Shakesheff, Mark Lythgoe, Alicia El Haj, Marcelo Rivolta.

10 min talks and poster presentation from submitted abstracts are accepted.

This workshop is suitable for those in academia and industry.

For registration details, please see here.


We have an international speaker scheduled for the 20th of October 2015!



Takanori Takebe
"De novo generation of diverse organ buds from stem cells"

Venue: Nye auditorium 13 (GA012015), Domus Medica, IMB

Date and time: Tuesday, October 20th, at 12 noon


 Bio and Abstract of the talk

Organiser: Gareth Sullivan