© 2022
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

State to fund stem cell research

By Jessica Bloustein


Troy, NY – Leading New York lawmakers agreed late Wednesday to heed a call by 17 of the state's leading research institutions to create a state stem cell research fund. While lawmakers decide how much money to dedicate to the research, scientists and researchers in the Capital Region are already making major progress in a field they say could have major medical and economic benefits.

WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.