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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Since the discovery of the first stem cell in 1978, stem cell research is an exhilarating field that is being continuously explored and developed. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSC-H) has been making contributions to stem cell research for almost a decade now. Apart from being one of the top five universities in Texas, the UTHSC-H medical school is ranked the sixth largest in the United States. The predominant grants for research at UTHSC-H come from the American Heart Association (AHA) ($11.4 million in 2012 for Houston, including other universities), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ($3.8 million for 2014). Dedicated exclusively for stem cell research in Texas in 2009, $56 million was funded by NIH alone, of which $6.6 ...

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