Thursday, August 28, 2008

Cancer Stem Cell Consortium Launched

See: Sweeping Cancer Fight Launched by CIRM and Canada,
David Jensen, California Stem Cell Report, June 18, 2008. Excerpts:
SAN DIEGO -- Backed by $100 million in Canadian cash, the Canadian government and the California stem cell agency today announced a three-year effort to probe the role of cancer stem cells in developing the disease.

Canadian Minister of Health Tony Clement said his government will contribute more than $100 million to the Cancer Stem Cell Consortium, which will work with CIRM on the effort.

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