First Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Approved for Use Under New NIH Guidelines

The National Institute of Health (NIH) announced the approval of the first 13 human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines for use in NIH-funded research under the NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research adopted in July 2009.
Children’s Hospital Boston developed 11 of the approved lines and Rockefeller University in New York City developed two of the approved lines…. Read more

Good News For Stem Cells

I just turned on my computer to work on a different project (see 101 Places Not To See Before You Die) and got an update from JDRF that I needed to share. According to this press release, NIH just released new guidelines … Read more

A New Step For Stem Cells

Novocell, a San Diego-based stem cell engineering company, just announced that it’s going to partner up with Japanese researcher Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University to work on stem cell treatments for type 1. Why is this exciting? First, anything with … Read more

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