TITLE

Grant advances UCSB's study of eye disease

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;11/1/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) has been awarded a grant to help researchers advance their understanding of how human embryonic stem cells can be differentiated into ocular cells to treat eye disease. The grant is part of a contentious legal and ethical battle over the use of embryonic stem cells. The UCSB has planned to use its money to support a variety of interdisciplinary studies of the stem cells' basic biology.
ACCESSION #
18903737

 

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