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Yale University is one of the oldest and most highly respected universities in the world. Yale was chartered in 1701 in New Haven, Connecticut. The School of Medicine was established in 1810 and has grown to include 27 departments. The medical school is affiliated with a health system that includes the Yale Cancer Center and the Child Study Center, both of which are involved in stem cell research. The major facility for carrying out stem cell research is the Yale Stem Cell Center, which operates under the auspices of the School of Medicine.

With a focus on the science, policies, and bioethics of stem cell research, the mission of the Yale Stem Cell Center is to further knowledge of stem and progenitor cells, develop collaborative theories ...

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