Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you will not see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

A fourth subsidiary of OxStem Ltd, an Oxford spin-out co-founded by Professor Steve Davies and Professor Angela Russell has been launched.

 OxStem Cardio, co-founded with Prof. Roger Patient (Professor of Developmental Genetics Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine) and Professor Paul Riley (British Heart Foundation Professor of Regenerative Medicine), aims to identify drugs that will restore lost tissue following a heart attack by inducing cardiovascular regeneration, in order to improve cardiac function. This collaborative project will be funded within the University over the next three years following OxStem’s record £16.9M initial fundraise earlier this year.

Similar stories

The brain’s one-sided teaching signals

A new study by the Lak group reveals a novel facet of dopamine signalling during visual decision making.

The prime of Professor Dame Kay Davies

Professor Dame Kay Davies, Professor of Genetics, first woman appointed Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy at Oxford, first woman to become Head of Department for DPAG, University-wide champion of equality, and award winning scientist known for her work on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has 'retired' after a lifetime's research, but remains Professor Emeritus at DPAG.

Fellowship awarded to Huriye Atilgan to enhance our understanding of value-based decision-making

Congratulations are in order for Postdoctoral Research Scientist Dr Huriye Atilgan who has been awarded a prestigious Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the Wellcome Trust.

The future of stroke treatment

A team of international collaborators including DPAG's Dr Mootaz Salman has been researching a promising new therapeutic for the treatment of strokes and other brain injuries.

New review reveals proof of concept for an anti-obesity immunotherapy

The Domingos lab has published a new opinion piece in Science investigating the implications of a Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center study that lays the foundations for a potential new anti-obesity treatment in the form of targeting adipose tissue-resident macrophages.