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Stem Cell Research & Therapy: 10th Anniversary

To mark the 10th year anniversary, we have reviewed the milestone achievements and highlighted some of the best content selected by our Editors-in-Chief and Associate Editors. Read more here.


Rocky S Tuan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China 
Timothy O'Brien, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Aims and scope

Stem Cell Research & Therapy is the major forum for translational research into stem cell therapies. An international peer-reviewed journal, it publishes high-quality open access research articles with a special emphasis on basic, translational and clinical research into stem cell therapeutics and regenerative therapies, including animal models and clinical trials. The journal also provides reviews, viewpoints, commentaries, reports and methods.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to: 

  • Adult stem cells
  • Embryonic stem cells
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Stem cell differentiation, proliferation and migration
  • Cell culture and manufacture
  • Stem cell therapy/transplantation
  • Tissue engineering
  • Immunology
  • Genomics/proteomics/metabolomics
  • Biophysics and mechanobiology
  • Ethical, legal and social aspects
  • Technologies
  • Animal models
  • Clinical studies

Announcing the launch of In Review

Stem Cell Research & Therapy, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 

Editors' quotes

"Stem cells have enormous potential for alleviating suffering for many diseases which currently have no effective therapy. The field has progressed to the clinic and it is important that this pathway is underpinned by excellent science and rigorous standards of clinical research. The journal provides an important avenue of publication in translational aspects of stem cell therapy spanning preclinical studies, clinical research and commercialization."

Timothy O'Brien, Editor-in-Chief, Stem Cell Research & Therapy

"The study of stem cells is one of the most exciting areas of contemporary biomedical research. We believe that Stem Cell Research & Therapy will act as a highly active forum for both basic and translational research into stem cell biology and therapies. Specifically, by developing this forum for cutting edge research, we hope that Stem Cell Research & Therapy will play a significant role in bringing together the critical information to synergize stem cell science with stem cell therapies."

Rocky S Tuan, Editor-in-Chief, Stem Cell Research & Therapy


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