Einstein and Montefiore Receive Additional Grants to Expand Stem Cell Research

The Empire State Stem Cell Board has awarded research planning grants to Albert Einstein College of Medicine and to Montefiore Medical Center. The grants, totaling $238,000, are part of $2 million in grants announced by State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, MD. The funding, awarded to 18 medical colleges, medical centers and labs, will strengthen New York State’s capacity for stem cell research and could lead to the development of new therapies for Alzheimer’s, diabetes, Parkinson’s, ALS and other conditions.