Tagged: stem cells

New rules expand availability of embryonic stem cells

New NIH rules on embryonic stem cell research  for the study of medical disorders and the development of cures, expands President Obama’s vision of stem cell research while also strengthening ethical requirements.  Darrell Kotton,MD, associate professor at BU’s School of Medicine, whose lab is developing novel stem cell and gene therapies for lung diseases, can discuss […]

Egg donors to be paid for research

The Empire State Stem Cell Board, which administers state funding for stem cell studies, said it would allow researchers to pay women up to $10,000 for donating their eggs for stem cell research. Applauded by some, reviled by opponents of stem cell research, no other state has anything similar to NY’s decision. George Annas, professor […]