State awards $10 million for stem cell studies The commission overlooking scientific and technology development in New Jersey awarded roughly $10 million in state grants to fund support of human embryonic and adult stem-cell research Tuesday.
N.J. releases $10 million for stem-cell work TRENTON—New Jersey awarded $10 million in stem-cell research grants yesterday that Gov. Corzine hoped would help skirt federal restrictions on embryonic stem-cell work.
The state Commission on Science and Technology awarded money that Corzine had included in the current state budget.
The EDA Authorizes First Funds from $270 Million
Designated for Stem Cell Research Facilities Supporting Governor Jon S. Corzine’s strategy for encouraging scientific innovation and discovery, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) took another step forward today to strengthen the state’s position as the nation’s leader in building stem cell research facilities when it approved nearly $9.2 million in predevelopment funding for the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick.