CIRM and UKRMP: Different Ways to Invest in Regenerative Medicine

Cell Stem Cell. 2016 Jul 7;19(1):19-22. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2016.05.011.


The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UKRMP) have similar objectives, but their histories, funding mechanisms, and governance could hardly be more different. Here, we compare the two programs and explore their impact in translating stem cell research into clinical applications.

MeSH terms

  • California
  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Investments / economics*
  • Regenerative Medicine / economics*
  • Stem Cell Research / economics
  • Translational Medical Research / economics
  • United Kingdom