TITLE

Stem cell funding widens

AUTHOR(S)
Netterwald, James
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Nature Biotechnology;Aug2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p681
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the issuance of guidelines for federal funding eligibility of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2009. The rules mandate the NIH to form a registry of fundable lines to which scientists can apply for inclusion. The guidelines advise to limit fundable research to in vitro fertilization leftovers.
ACCESSION #
43579409

 

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