European stem cell consortium for neural cell replacement, reprogramming and functional brain repair

Project: Network

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences


NeuroStemcellrepair is a 4-year FP7 European Union funded Project which has been awarded a total budget of 6 million €, led by Coordinator Prof. Elena Cattaneo – University of Milan and Deputy Coordinator Prof. Ernest Arenas – Karoliska Institutet. NeuroStemcellrepair, which comprises 8 academic partners and 3 SMEs and 1 Research Enterprise from 4 European countries is formed to create a world-leading consortium that aims at taking human stem cells through the final steps toward clinical application in cell replacement therapy for neurological disorders.
Short titleNeuroStemcellRepair
Effective start/end date2013/10/012017/09/30

Collaborative partners

  • Lund University
  • University of Milan (lead)
  • University Hospital Bonn (Joint applicant)
  • Karolinska Institutet (Joint applicant)
  • Cardiff University (Joint applicant)
  • University of Cambridge (Joint applicant)
  • University of Turin (Joint applicant)
  • University of Edinburgh (Joint applicant)
  • Lavision Biotech GmbH (Joint applicant)
  • Integrated systems engineering Srl (ISENET) (Joint applicant)
  • Roslin Cells Ltd. (Joint applicant)
  • Miltenyi Biotec GmbH (Joint applicant)


  • Cattaneo, Elena - University of Milan (PI)
  • Malin Parmar - Developmental and Regenerative Neurobiology (PI)
  • Anders Björklund - Neurobiology (PI)
  • Agnete Kirkeby (Researcher)
  • Brustle, Oliver - University Hospital Bonn (PI)
  • Arenas, Ernest - Karolinska Institutet (PI)
  • Dunnett, Stephen B. - Cardiff University (PI)
  • Barker, Roger - University of Cambridge (PI)
  • Vercelli, Alessandro - University of Turin (PI)
  • Rossi, Ferdinando - University of Turin (PI)
  • ffrench-Constant, Charles - University of Edinburgh (PI)
  • Andersen, Volker - Lavision Biotech GmbH (PI)
  • Biunno, Ida - Integrated systems engineering Srl (ISENET) (PI)
  • Downie, Janet - Roslin Cells Ltd. (PI)
  • Bosio, Andreas - Miltenyi Biotec GmbH (PI)

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