Independent report

Regenerative medicine: a UK pathway

An update from the Regenerative Medicine Expert Group (RMEG) on progress to support the growth of regenerative medicine in the UK.

Documents

Building on our own potential: a UK pathway for regenerative medicine

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This report:

  • provides recommendations for implementing a regenerative medicine delivery strategy
  • acknowledges and builds on existing initiatives
  • recommends further actions to support the adoption and spread of these innovative treatments in healthcare
  • describes plans that will put the UK at the forefront of the application of regenerative medicine

‘Regenerative medicine’ refers to methods that replace or regenerate human cells, tissues or organs in order to restore or establish normal function. It includes cell-based therapies, tissue engineering and gene therapy.

Read Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman’s response to the report

Published 24 March 2015