The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) combines the depth of a highly focused research institute with the breadth of a wide-ranging philanthropic organization. Since its establishment in 2005, NYSCF has invested over $150 million in stem cell research and continues to conduct the most advanced stem cell research internationally, both in its own laboratory in New York City, and also in collaboration with major medical research and leading academic institutions around the world.

As a non-profit biotech, NYSCF bridges the gap between the research conducted by academic institutions and the work of pharmaceutical and biotech companies—a gap which inhibits the development of new treatments and cures. By creating its own state-of-the-art laboratory and by supporting and pursuing only the most advanced stem cell research, NYSCF has become a catalyst in this promising field. 

NYSCF Research Institute

NYSCF’s Research Institute pursues the most advanced stem cell research in the world. As the largest privately funded, independent stem cell laboratory in the United States, NYSCF develops pioneering stem cell technology that makes precision medicine a reality. 

NYSCF Innovators: Fellowship & Early Career Investigator Programs, and
NYSCF – Robertson Prize

NYSCF supports the next generation of scientists around the world doing innovative high-risk/high-reward work that translates research into cures. The NYSCF Fellowship Program creates a community of 50 of today’s brightest young stem cell researchers, and the NYSCF Investigator Program supports an additional 35 of the most talented early career stem cell scientists and neuroscientists. In addition, NYSCF annually honors the most significant achievement in stem cell research by an early career scientist.

NYSCF Outreach

NYSCF continues to engage the stem cell community and educate the public about the promises of stem cell research through The NYSCF Conference, one of the premiere annual translational stem cell conferences, Initiative on Women in Science and Engineering (IWISE), and Science and Technology Education Program (STEP).

Realizing the Promise

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