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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements

NIH Funding of Research Using Specified Existing Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Funding Contact: NINDS Funding Coordinator
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Brief Description:

The National Institutes of Health is initiating a process to enable researchers to use Federal funds to conduct research using human embryonic stem cells as long as the derivation process (which begins with the destruction of the embryo) was initiated prior to 9:00 p.m. EDT on August 9, and the following criteria are met: the stem cells must have been derived from an embryo that was created for reproductive purposes and was no longer needed; informed consent must have been obtained for donation of the embryo; and that donation must not have involved financial inducements.

NIH Guide: NOT-OD-01-059
Release Date: 2001-08-27
Expiration Date: Contact NINDS Funding Coordinator