The Promise of Stem Cells
Stem cells can develop into different cell types. They may offer a renewable source of replacement cells to treat diseases, conditions, and disabilities.
Learn more about stem cells
NIH Human Embryonic
Stem Cell Registry
The Registry lists human embryonic stem cell lines that are eligible for use in NIH-funded research.
Review the Registry
U.S. Policy on Stem Cell Research
On March 9, 2009, President Obama issued Executive Order 13505, entitled "Removing Barriers to Responsible Research Involving Human Stem Cells."
Read About the Executive Order