CBRM is  A PROGRAMME to mentor young scientists and build capacity in cell biology and regenerative medicine in Africa. The AAS’ mentors are senior researchers in India, Brazil and South Africa.

Activities

Under the CBRM, the AAS:

  • Organised a workshop on Training and Mentoring African Scientists in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research from 4 to 6 August 2014. The workshop was attended by 33 participants, 15 of whom were young scientists from across the continent.
  • Funded seven young scientists to visit laboratories of their mentors in India, Brazil and South Africa. The mentees were from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.