(Worcester, MA; 508-756-1212) announced that it has successfully developed a method for producing primitive human embryonic stem cells
through nuclear transfer techniques (cloning).
Moreover, the committee strongly suggested as a good management practice that institutions conducting human embryonic stem cell
research carry out periodic audits of their embryonic stem cell research oversight (ESCRO) committees to ensure proper performance and make the findings of audits available to the public.
Rancourt, "Derivation of human embryonic stem cell
lines after blastocyst microsurgery," Biochemistry and Cell Biology, vol.
Under the terms of the non-binding LoI, BioTime will contribute to BAC USD5m (EUR3.9m) in cash, USD30m in common stock, warrants entitling for the purchase of 8m BioTime shares, rights allowing for the use of certain human embryonic stem cell
lines, as well as non-controlling stakes in two of its subsidiaries.
Lamberth agreed and deemed human embryonic stem cell
research illegal under the Dickey-Wicker Amendment, an annual feature in NIH's appropriations bill that prohibits the use of federal funds for research that destroys an embryo.
A US district court has issued a preliminary injunction stopping federal funding of human embryonic stem cell
research, in a slap to the Obama administration's new guidelines on the sensitive issue.
Rabb determined that human embryonic stem cells
, which are derived from embryos, are not the same as embryos and therefore are exempt from the funding prohibitions of Dickey-Wicker.
ESI has additional assets including a bank of six new clinical-grade human embryonic stem cell
lines, and a stake in Cell Cure Neurosciences, a stem cell therapeutics firm in Israel.
Days after President Barack Obama lifted limits on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell
research this month, the Oklahoma State House passed a bill introduced by Republican representative Mike Reynolds that would make much of such work illegal in his state.
Loring is a member of the faculty of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research, where she directs human embryonic stem cell
HEScGRO has been shown to be effective at growing many different human embryonic stem cell
lines, including lines that have been approved by the U.S.
Although 78 cell lines are listed on the Human Embryonic Stem Cell
Registry as eligible for use in federal research, only 22 lines are identified as being available.