The University of Sheffield


Principal Investigator: Professor Peter W Andrews                         


Co-Principal Investigator: Dr Ivana Barbaric


·       Researcher: Mr Jason Halliwell , PhD student                







Areas of expertise


- Culture and characterisation of human pluripotent stem cells (hPSC)

- Control of hPSC differentiation

- Analysis of genetic variants in hPSC



Main tasks



Work Package 4


- Development of protocols for monitoring the presence of genetic variants in hPSC and cardiac derivatives

- Development of culture and differentiation methos that minimise the rate of appearance of common genetic variants

- Assessment of the potential functional and safety consequences assicuated with common genetc variants of hPSC