Stem Cells: Growth and Development...in Policy

Jadin, Jenna
October 2009
BioScience;Oct2009, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p744
Academic Journal
The article discusses U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines set forth by U.S. president Barack Obama's directive regarding human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research. Obama's directive revoked the ban on funding for hESC research enacted by former U.S. president George W. Bush and expands research potential within the field. An overview of the NIH guidelines and the need for additional policies including support for collaboration between universities and industries is presented.


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