UCSD gets $100M for new stem cell research center

UC San Diego is getting a whopping $100 million contribution to establish a new stem cell therapeutic development center. T. Denny Sanford is handing over the money to create the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center at the university, aiming at accelerating the development of stem cell therapies. The new center will leverage a broad range of work underway at a number of research facilities, including Sanford-Burnham. Release

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