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Stem Cell Information

Stem cell developing into different types of cells

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.
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NIH Human Embryonic
Stem Cell Registry

The Registry lists human embryonic stem cell lines that are eligible for use in NIH-funded research.
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NIH Guidelines on Human
Stem Cell Research

The NIH published its guidelines on July 7, 2009. The Guidelines govern the conduct of NIH-funded stem cell research.
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Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Eligibility Review