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


Catriona Fennell - Lecture Wednesday 23, Nov - Lille Auditorium Domus Medica - 13:00

The PhD and Postdoc Stem cell Forum invites you to a lecture on Trust & Transparency in Research


Catriona Fennell - Dir Elsevier Publishing Services



November 23, Lille Auditorium -
Domus Medica - 13:00

Topics that will be covered:

  • Fraud in science and the behavioural psychology behind it.
  • The consequences of paper retraction.
  • Vancouver convention.
  • The roles of editors during manuscript
    review & more.

Saint-Petersburg on 9th-11th of November, 2016:

The International Conference "StemCellBio-2016: Fundamental Science as the basis of Cell Technologies"


Download invitation poster (PDF)

Official web-site of the Conference:


*Invitation* 3rd Annual Stem Cell Congress


Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we invite you to take part in "3rd Annual Stem Cell Congress", which will be held in London on 3rd-4th of November, 2016.

For more information:


Dr. Androutsellis-Theotokis - Lecture Thursday 3, Nov - Round Auditorium Domus Medica - 14:30

The PhD and Postdocs Stem cell Forum invites you to a talk on the burden and rewards of studying a novel molecular mechanism


Dr. Andreas Androutsellis-Theotokis

AAT Nov 3, 14:30, Round Auditorium 

“I thought some pains were supposed to go away but they get worse (administration…). On the other hand, leading your own effort counts for something”   

The speaker will take us through the change in anxieties, and daily life concerns in research life (from PhD to PI).  Inspired by his own experience he will discuss the gap between expectations and reality and how it is advisable to take into account and be prepared for the possibility of simply bad luck.

M. Valeria Canto-Soler - Lecture Wednesday 26, Oct. - Runde Auditorium Domus Medica 14:00

*Invitation* International Speaker Seminar: "3D retinal organoids: new frontiers for stem cell-based clinical applications"


  M. Valeria Canto-Soler 

M. Valeria Canto-Soler, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology,
Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University,
School of Medicine

Wednesday, Oct 26 , 14:00 Runde Auditorium,
Domus Medica tilbygg, Rikshospitalet

Title: "3D retinal organoids: new frontiers for 
         stem cell-based clinical applications"