The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research
UCLA, Los Angeles
Benefactor: The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
Science: UCLA researchers are making demonstrable inroads against melanoma. With a series of CIRM grants, they've progressed from basic research and are poised to embark on clinical trials to treat the deadly form of skin cancer.
When medical device company Synthes decided to illegally test a bone cement on people, the results were disastrous. A disturbing tale of corporate crime and punishment.