MU – Varna Organises the First in Bulgaria Scientific Symposium on Epigenetics and Stem Cell Signalling
The first Varna scientific symposium on Epigenetics and Stem Cell Signalling is to be held at Medical University – Varna, on 16 and 17 April 2021. This forum is the first international scientific event of TranStem project, funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 programme. The project aims to raise the level of research studies in the field of stem cells at the University and in the region to the global standards. The project will implement scientific developments focused on both fundamental research on stem cells and their clinical application for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The Research Institute of MU – Varna is in the process of setting up a research group of prominent scientists in the field of translational stem cell biology, headed by Dr. Manlio Vinciguerra, Ph.D. See more here.
Newly elected ERA Chair in Translational Stem Cell Biology at the Medical University of Varna
Dr. Manlio Vinciguerra, Ph.D., is the new European Research Area (ERA) Chair in Translational Stem Cell Biology at the Medical University of Varna (MUV). Starting November 2020 he joined the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Transplantology at the Research Institute of the Medical University of Varna. Dr. Vinciguerra will lead an international team of researchers focused on stem cell applications for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The team and its activities are funded by the European Commission via the TRANSTEM project. See more here.
Kick-off meeting with the Management board of the TranStem project will be held on October 17th 2019.
On 23.10.19 a press conference was held on the launch of the project TranStem.