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Odds high, funds sparse for stem cell researchers

Patrick's $1b offer a temporary boost

By Scott Allen
Globe Staff / May 11, 2007

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For all the hype and hope surrounding stem cell research, most of the companies trying to develop treatments from these powerful cells live in a place Governor Deval Patrick this week called the "valley of death." It is a harsh place where neither the federal government nor private investors provide much support and small firms with limited funding struggle to ... (Full article: 1250 words)

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