Latest Stem cell laws and policy in the United States Stories

2010-04-14 13:02:01

At Rutgers’ Stem Cell Research Center scientists are exploring the mysteries of human embryonic stem cells and their potential use in treating diseases, repairing damaged organs, and drug development.

2009-12-17 06:50:00

The most widely used human embryonic stem cell lines lack genetic diversity, a finding that raises social justice questions that must be addressed to ensure that all sectors of society benefit from stem cell advances.

2009-12-02 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration today approved the first human embryonic stem cells for experiments by federally funded scientists under a new policy designed to dramatically expand embryonic stem cell research.

2009-12-02 13:55:00

The government approved on Wednesday the use of the first 13 batches of embryonic stem cells for federally funded research under relaxed restrictions announced by President Barack Obama in March.

2009-10-27 15:08:06

Stem cell research holds great promise for the treatment of millions of Americans with debilitating and possibly fatal diseases.

2009-10-09 11:05:53

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University hosted a roundtable discussion on stem cell research with New York Governor David A. Paterson Oct. 8. Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Einstein, and eight stem cell researchers discussed advances in medical therapies and treatments that Einstein scientists have been investigating since receiving more than $14 million in State funding for stem cell research.

2009-07-31 10:26:41

On Thursday, federal agencies were instructed by President Barack Obama to enact new rules governing federally funded research on human embryonic stem cells.

2009-07-30 19:29:39


2009-07-07 16:54:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Justin Rigali, Chairman of the U.S. Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, reacted today to final guidelines for human embryonic stem cell research issued yesterday by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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