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The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest institution of higher learning in the English-speaking world (after Oxford University of Oxford) and remains one of the most highly regarded universities globally. Long known for its expertise in science and mathematics, Cambridge has been a global leader in stem cell research. Administrators and faculty at the university have taken a number of steps to assure that the institution’s primacy in this field continues to grow by devising new programs of study and by establishing centers that concentrate upon stem cell research. The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute represents a collaborative endeavor between the university, pharmaceutical companies, and research hospitals to both conduct basic research and to develop treatments and drugs that can assist the public who suffer from ...

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