Latest Stem cell laws and policy in the United States Stories
Research!America today called on Congress to take legislative action that will allow federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research to proceed, in light of U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth's refusal yesterday to lift his recent injunction on federally funded research using embryonic stem cell research.
A federal appeals court granted on Thursday a request by the Obama administration to temporarily lift a judgeâ€™s ban on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. today allowed the Obama administration to continue funding embryonic stem cell research while the Department of Justice appeals Judge Royce Lamberth's decision preventing it.
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), a professional organization of member scientists, opposes the Federal District Court injunction that froze federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research. ARVO is troubled by this barrier to research that has the potential to restore sight and mitigate eye damage.
The Obama administration appealed Tuesday a ruling that blocked federal funding of stem cell research of human embryos, asking a US judge who issued the injunction to halt the process pending the appeal.
A US District Court judge on Monday issued a temporary halt to an executive order enacted by President Obama that expands federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins applauded today's preliminary injunction that for now stops taxpayer funded embryonic stem cell research.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), which has supported more than 23 outstanding young stem cell scientists through its Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program, today announced a significant expansion of its efforts to cultivate the next generation of stem cell scientists by providing $24.5 million in funding to 17 Investigators to launch their own laboratories, train other scientists, and foster innovative high-risk/high-reward research to explore the...
PANAMA CITY, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stem Cell Institute announced today that it proactively and independently made the business decision in early June to close its clinic and lab in Costa Rica and centralize all operations in Panama City, Panama.
NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) has received a grant of $27 million from the Robertson Foundation, established by Julian and Josie Robertson. The Robertson Foundation gift, in addition to other support, will provide funding for NYSCF-Robertson Investigators in NYSCF's new Early Career Investigator Awards Program and the creation of the NYSCF-Robertson Stem Cell Prize.