U.S. National Academies to set up Committee on Stem Cell Research Guidelines to Be Established

February 20, 2006

Washington, 17 Feb 2006

The National Academies' National Research Council and Institute of Medicine are convening a new committee to provide updated guidelines on the conduct of human embryonic stem cell research. The committee will periodically update the guidelines issued last year by the Academies to reflect advances in stem cell science. The guidelines are voluntary and intended to enhance the integrity of human embryonic stem cell research by encouraging responsible practices.

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The National Academies: Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering and Medicine

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