$6 Million Awarded to Physician-Scientists for Clinical and Translational Grants from State Stem Cell Agency

$6 Million Awarded to Physician-Scientists for Clinical and Translational GrantsDecember 14, 2012 - Two cardiology investigators from the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, Drs. Reza Ardehali and Ali Nsair, received grants totaling over $6 million from CIRM, the state stem cell agency. They will use their clinical and scientific training to conduct leading-edge research on the developmental and molecular biology of stem cells to advance regenerative medicine for heart disease. The studies supported by these awards will help form the foundation for translational and clinical advances, enabling realization of the potential of human stem cells for therapies and as tools for biomedical innovation.