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Stem Cells: Scientific Progress and Future Research Directions

Stem Cells: Scientific Progress and Future Research Directions cover graphicThis report is a review of the state of the science of stem cell research as of June 17, 2001. Its subject matter addresses stem cells from adult, fetal tissue, and embryonic sources.

The entire report may be downloaded free of charge from this page, either as a single PDF file (20 MB) or by chapter (click on a "PDF" link below to download a PDF of that section). You will need a software viewer such as Adobe Reader to view the files.

Throughout the chapters of Stem Cells: Scientific Progress and Future Research Directions, the first reference to a Glossary term on a page appears in bold, underlined maroon type. Clicking on the term will open its definition from the Glossary page in a new window.


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Reference citations of this report should use the following:

Stem Cells: Scientific Progress and Future Research Directions. Department of Health and Human Services. June 2001. .


Regenerative Medicine 2006 cover graphicYou can also read the 2006 report, Regenerative Medicine.