Sunday, December 02, 2007

GFF: $5M for Pediatric Stem Cell Research

Exciting times indeed for Colorado and stem cell research! Back in 2005 the Gates Family Foundation of Denver (not Bill and Melinda) committed a $6M donation that enabled CU's School of Medicine (CUSOM) at the Anschutz medical campus to create the Charles C. Gates Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology Program…listen to the story (here). Through the Gates Frontier Fund the Children’s Hospital and the CUSOM have now received an additional gift of $5M to expand the stem cell research program to include pediatric related research and an endowed chair. The search for a new director is ongoing.

Learn more about Charles Gates and the Gates Corporation (here)

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