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New Funding Opportunities

We are pleased to announce the 2016 release of the Request for Applications (RFA) for Investigator Initiated Research Projects (IIRP) and Innovative, Developmental or Exploratory Activities (IDEA) in Stem Cell Research (Rd. 5).  Approximately $35 million is available to support approximately 50 of these awards. To download a copy of the RFA and instructions, visit the New York State Grants Gateway: and search using the keywords “Investigator Initiated” and selecting the Department of Health as the Funding Agency.  Letters of Intent are strongly encouraged and due by May 20, 2016 and applications are due by 6:00 PM on June 23, 2016 in the New York State Grants Gateway


ESSCB releases second Strategic Plan reviewing NYSTEM's accomplishments and setting forth objectives for the next phase of the program: "The New York State Stem Cell Science (NYSTEM) Program: A...

We apologize for the poor quality of the webcast, a higher quality version can be streamed from the DOH website.

An international collaboration between researchers in New York and Israel produces haploid human embryonic stem cells capable of normal differentiation.