Friday, March 16, 2007

CIRM announces comprehensive grants

Further to grants announced in February, CIRM has now made so-called comprehensive grants. Terri Somers reports:

These grants are supposed to support mature, ongoing studies on human embryonic stem cells by scientists with a record of accomplishment in the field. They are also supposed to provide an opportunity with scientists who have a well-developed expertise in embryonic stem cells, or a closely related field, who are looking to push the science in a new direction.

“These grants, in combination with the SEED grants we awarded in February, make us the highest funder of human embryonic stem cell research in the world,” said Robert Klein, chairman of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine's board.


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