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Federal Government Stem Cell Research Funding Good News: Defeat Duchenne Canada

January 14, 2016

Defeat Duchenne Canada is applauding Wednesday’s announcement the federal government will help fund a stem cell therapy development facility in Toronto.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government will provide $20 million to the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine. Trudeau said supporting the facility will have significant benefits for innovative, health-related technology in Canada and around the world.

Stem cells are used to repair or replace damaged cells and organs and are part of a new approach to disease prevention and treatment.Click here for full article.