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Welcome to ThymiStem
An EU-funded research partnership
working towards stem cell therapies
that can boost the immune system
9 research teams
7 countries
Working to better understand the thymus
is an essential organ
where T cells are made
of the immune system
The thymus

News and Events

Recent news and events from the project:

Thymsitem launch the Croatian translation of  ‘My Amazing Immune System’  on Day of Immunology 2016

Day of Immunology 2016

Through exploring how to regenerate the thymus we’ll hopefully learn how to renew this vital organ of the immune system. Providing a hand for those left vulnerable to infection and disease, for example when elderly or in post-cancer treatment.

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A window to the work of a scientist

On 14th January Alberto Briones Leon (Thymistem) Jasmin Paris (a Vet and PhD student), Cathy Southworth (Public engagement manager for ThymiStem) visited Castleview Primary School, Edinburgh, for their “world of work week” to talk about being a scientist.

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