State Initiatives for Stem Cell Research
- California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Makes grants and provides loans for stem cell research, research facilities, and other research opportunities at California universities and research institutions.
- Connecticut Stem Cell Research Program Provides grants-in-aid for conducting embryonic or human adult stem cell research.
- Illinois Regenerative Medicine Institute (IRMI) Awards grants to Illinois medical research facilities to fund stem cell research involving adult, cord blood, and embryonic stem cells.
- Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) Provides emerging technology companies and university researchers with funding and specialized technical assistance.
- New Jersey Stem Cell Research Program Awards individual research and core facility grants to support human embryonic stem cell research.
- New York Stem Cell Science (NYSTEM) Supports basic, applied, translational or other research and development activities that will advance scientific discoveries in fields related to stem cell biology.
- Ohio Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine A multi-institutional center (Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, the Cleveland Clinic, Athersys, Inc., and Ohio State University). Provides basic and clinical research programs, biomedical and tissue engineering programs, and the development and administration of new therapies.
- Stem Cell Research State Laws The National Conference of State Legislatures provides an overview of the state laws and pending legislation on stem cell research.
- Interstate Alliance on Stem Cell Research (IASCR) Fosters effective interstate collaboration, helps states develop research programs, and promotes efficient and responsible use of public funds.
For more information, download Stem Cell Research: State Initiatives (220k PDF; get Adobe Reader), a report from the Library of Congress's Congressional Research Service.
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