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Congrats UCLA:  $10M Gift for Stem Cell Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Los Angeles's UCLA Broad Center announces a new $10 million gift  from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to support Stem cell research: 

“We are proud to support California’s growing stem cell research and treatment infrastructure" said Broad Foundation President Gerun Riley.  

This gift will allow continued support  for the following areas:

  • stem cell gene therapy,
  • stem cell immunotherapy,
  • cell replacement strategies and
  • drug discovery. 
  • support technology development, 
  • nanomedicine to facilitate the development of less invasive therapies.

UCLA quad

Life science professionals invited to network in the UCLA Research Marketplace

With 290 medical research centers and institutions, UCLA continues to be a pioneer and an innovator with its state-of-the-art research funding, facilities, and people. If you’d like to increase your lab sales, consider targeting the UCLA marketplace:

Key stats


  • 2017 Total R&D Expenditures: $1,076,917,000
  • 2017 Life Science R&D Expenditures: $761,824,000

  • 2017 Total R&D ranking: 12th
  • 2018 NIH Funding: $408,733,609
  • A $50 million philanthropic gift was awarded to the University of California, Los Angeles to support the five-year, $4.2 billion, fund raising Centennial Campaign.
  • UCLA's AIDS Malignancy Consortium, led by professor of medicine Ronald Mitsuyasu, received nearly $24 million in NIH funding in 2018 and over $136 million since 2006.

  • UCLA's AIDS Clinical Trials Group, led by professor of medicine Judith Currier, received $24.5 million in NIH funding in 2018 and over $483 million since 2006.

Looking to network with other researchers?

Register to attend this event click below:

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