CIRM Leader Takes Steps To Avoid Conflicts of Interest
The president and CEO of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine says that he will not accept gifts or other compensation from any group that receives funding from the agency. In addition, he will not accept job offers from such groups for one year after he leaves CIRM. The announcements come after the organization's former president recently was named to the board of directors of StemCells Inc., which was awarded $19 million by CIRM.
- "Stem Cell Agency Tightens Ethics Rules" (Fikes, U-T San Diego, 7/24).