New Jersey gives $270 million to Stem Cell Research Center
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Governor Jon Corzine announced a bill that would provide $270 million to stem cell research. He announced, "I don't want New Jersey to join the crowd of stem cell research states, I want New Jersey to lead it."
BusinessWeek reports that the announcement came two days after Corzine announced that the state will give out $10 million in research grants next year, including $7 million for stem cell research.
Below is a summary of the fund allocation.
|$150 million||Rutgers University for a stem cell research institute|
|$50 million||Rutgers-Camden for a biomedical research facility|
|$50 million||New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark) for a stem cell research facility|
|$10 million||Garden State Cancer Center (Belleville)|
|$10 million||Elie Katz Umbilical Cord Blood Program (Allendale)|
- "New Jersey Gov. Signs Bill That Will Expand Stem Cell Research Facilities in the State" — , December 22, 2006
- Tom Hester Jr., Associated Press. "New Jersey makes another stem cell push" — , December 20, 2006
- Angela Delli Santi, Associated Press. "Stem-cell research coming to N.J." — , December 15, 2006