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Sydney archdiocese awards grant for adult stem-cell research

Catholic World News - March 20, 2012

The Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia, has made a grant of $100,000 to researchers working with adult stem cells.

The grant, issued to two researchers at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, will go to work aimed at producing stem cells from adult tissue that can be used in medical treatments. In announcing the award, Cardinal George Pell said that the research “could well revolutionize the treatment of a whole range of diseases.”

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