Grant Award Details

A hub and spoke community model to equitably deliver regenerative medicine therapies to diverse populations across four California counties
Grant Number: 
INFR4-13952
Project Objective: 
  • The objective of this funding opportunity is to expand existing capacities for delivering stem cell, gene therapies and other advanced treatment to patients. The Alpha Clinics Network is designed to serve as a competency hub for regenerative medicine training, clinical research, and the delivery of approved treatments.
Investigator: 
Type: 
PI
Award Value: 
$8,000,000
Status: 
Active

Grant Application Details

Application Title: 
  • A hub and spoke community model to equitably deliver regenerative medicine therapies to diverse populations across four California counties
Public Abstract: 

Expand capacities to deliver novel cell and gene therapy treatments to diverse communities across four California Counties (REAL: ORange, RivErside, San BernArdino, and Los Angeles). We will conduct regenerative medicine trials, train a diverse workforce, and deliver novel network offerings.

Statement of Benefit to California: 

UCI ASCC REAL will accelerate the delivery of regenerative medicine to all Californians, emphasizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in reaching our underserved communities. We will use data-driven recruitment paradigms and constant community involvement to accelerate clinical trial initiation and completion and focus on education/development of a diverse workforce with outreach across our four-country micro-network, offering a new model to enhance the delivery of advanced healthcare therapies.