UCSB and Other Institutions Receive $20 Million for Vision Research Using Stem Cells

October 28, 2009

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and UK Medical Research Council (MRC) are funding a $20 million multi-institutional grant on vision research. UC Santa Barbara will receive $2.5 million for their stem cell-related research. This funding will help translate basic stem cell research to clinical trials on treating macular degeneration.

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