CIRM Awards $32.3M for New Calif.-Based Stem Cell Bank
On Thursday, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded $32.3 million in grants to nine researchers to establish a Bay Area-based stem cell bank. CIRM said storing stem cells in a central location will help scientists more quickly find treatments or cures for a variety of diseases.
- "$32M in CIRM Awards Target Massive North Bay Stem Cell Bank" (Leuty, "BiotechSF," San Francisco Business Times, 3/20).
- "California Stem Cell Bank Established for Disease Study" (Fikes, U-T San Diego, 3/20).