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Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute

McMaster’s Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute is a collaborative group of laboratories performing innovative studies with a focus on translating discoveries into clinical applications.

Effective healthcare is dependent on the knowledge generated by biomedical research. At the SCC-RI, we are motivated to improve healthcare options for patients who currently have few or none. To realize this, we are working with human cells throughout the scientific process in our unique, state-of-the-art facilities.



Through a decade of innovation, the SCC-RI has cemented its position as a world leader in stem cell research. In our second decade, we will advance our research endeavours and translate our discoveries into healthcare options. We are grateful to the donors, funders and community members that continue to support our meaningful work.