UK speeds up clinical application of stem cells:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The UK's Medical Research Council is to spend £1m ($1.65m) on establishing a centre specialising in stem-cell research at Edinburgh University. The initiative is aimed at speeding up the clinical application of developments in stem cell research. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will co-fund the development of the centre. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council has also pledged to extend its current £3.2m commitment to stem-cell research at the university.
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