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Governor Paterson Applauds President Obama's Action on Stem Cell Research and Announces $101.8 million in New State Funding for Stem Cell Research

March 9, 2009 -- "I applaud President Obama for signing this Executive Order and restoring federal funding at a time when our country is reeling from a historic economic downturn. Support for stem cell research offers hope for better health to millions while providing an economic stimulus to the biomedical community."

In addition to commending President Obama, Governor David A. Paterson announced $101.8 million in new State funding for stem cell research, reinforcing New York´s continued investment and leading role in this rapidly evolving scientific field.

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