The Lorry I. Lokey Stem Cell Research Building

Stanford University, Palo Alto

Benefactor: Lorry I. Lokey

$75 million

Science: Stanford University has received more than $260 million in CIRM funding to date, part of which went toward constructing a striking facility complete with a (donated) two-ton Chihuly sculpture. Researchers here are finding new ways to battle cancer stem cells and develop therapies for neurologic diseases and stroke.

- Last updated October 04 2012 06:20 PM ET
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