BioInnovation Connecticut, managed by Connecticut Innovations, reports that the Regenerative Medicine Research Fund has awarded $11 million to scientists who are conducting biomedical, embryonic, or human adult stem cell research.

The fund, formerly the Connecticut Stem Cell Program, has allocated more than $90 million to stem cell research since 2006. The funding has supported more than 190 cutting-edge research projects at Yale University, the University of Connecticut, Wesleyan University, The Jackson Laboratory, and private companies.