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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements



Criteria for Federal Funding of Research on Existing Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Establishment of NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry

Funding Contact: NINDS Funding Coordinator
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Brief Description:

On August 9, 2001, at 9:00 p.m. EDT, the President announced his decision to allow Federal funds to be used for research on existing human embryonic stem cell lines as long as prior to his announcement (1) the derivation process (which commences with the removal of the inner cell mass from the blastocyst) had already been initiated and (2) the embryo from which the stem cell line was derived no longer had the possibility of development as a human being.



NIH Guide: NOT-OD-02-005
Release Date: 2001-11-07
Expiration Date: Contact NINDS Funding Coordinator