STANFORD UNIVERSITY IS located in California; it was founded in 1885 and opened in 1891, and the Stanford Medical Center opened in 1959. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees at the main campuses and has branch campuses in France, Italy, Germany, Austria, and England.

The Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine creates multidisci—pline collaborations for fundamental research. The institute's focus is biomédical research and patient care using stem cells in diagnosis and treatment of human disease.

Stem Cell Research at Stanford

Stanford's Stem Cell research is able to progress due to supportive legislation and public support, including the California voters' passing Proposition 71 in 2004 to fund stem cell research. Despite legal battles by critics of stem cell research, the state's commitment has ...

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