UCSD team gets $11.5 million for stem cell research on Lou Gehrig’s disease

Embracing the concept that the whole is greater than the sum of its individual parts, an $11.5 million “disease team” grant has been awarded to UC San Diego to fast track stem-cell research on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The goal is to advance basic research to human clinical trials within four years. Funding is from the California Institute for …

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