Chinese Academy of Sciences Initiates "Trailblazing" Stem Cell Research Project
Wednesday, 26 January 2011
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Tuesday announced it has initiated a "strategic, trailblazing" research project on stem cells and regenerative medicine.
The project mainly aims to remove the bottlenecks China is confronted with in stem cell research, the CAS said in its 2011 work meeting in Beijing.
The project will focus on the research of stem cell regulations, core mechanisms for stem cell therapies, and other key technologies, it said.
The CAS said it would establish a world-class research platform and base for stem cell and regenerative medicine research through the project.
The stem cell research project is one of eight such trailblazing projects of the CAS. The others include projects on nuclear fission, space science and clean energy.
Source: Chinese Academy of Sciences
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