“This award will fund promising physician scientists in the critical early stages of their careers as independent investigators and faculty members establishing their own laboratories and programs.”
- More money – no amount yet specified – for Viacyte, Inc, of San Diego, which has received more than $36 million from CIRM.
- An update of the agency's response to the only performance audit conducted at the agency. The audit identified 27 areas where improvement is needed, but the governing board has not discussed the results publicly since they were disclosed last May.
- Approval of the concept plan for another round of basic biology grants and adoption of conflict of interest code changes.