Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Commends President Obama’s Decision to Lift Federal Restrictions on Stem Cell Research
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“The Reeve Foundation adds its voice to those of the many other research institutions, organizations and scientists who laud President Obama for relaxing the
Human embryonic stem cells have potential for finding effective regenerative therapies for many diseases and medical conditions. Scientists are using them to better understand how humans develop and what happens in the course of injury and disease. They can also be used to test and screen new drugs.
About the Reeve Foundation
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. For more information, and to review the entire list of Quality of Life grant recipients, please visit our website at www.ChristopherReeve.org or call 800-225-0292.
**Note To Editors: This release is being issued in advance of the signing of the Executive Order, which is scheduled for this morning at
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