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University of California, Los Angeles

In March 2005, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), committed $20 million over a five-year period to strengthen its impact in the field of stem cell research. A year later, the Broad Foundation donated $20 million to UCLA for stem cell investigation. In 2009, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) awarded UCLA $49.2 million in grant money, intended to develop treatments for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, as well as colorectal cancer and other cancers, and five years later, CIRM awarded the university another $3.5 million.

Broad Stem Cell Research Center

Much of this money went to the Broad Stem Cell Research Center (BSCRC), which was established by UCLA in 2005 and which has emerged as a leader in the field of stem cell research, making ...

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