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FASEB Opposes Legislative Limits on Stem Cell Research

In a letter to the chairs and ranking members of both the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) stated strong opposition to legislation prohibiting the use of federal funds for research involving fetal tissue or embryonic stem cells. In its comments, FASEB highlighted several key scientific… Read More »

FASEB supports proposed updates to NIH stem cell guidelines

In August, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sought input on proposed changes to its Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research that would permit certain human-animal chimera research. NIH also sought feedback on a proposed steering committee to provide programmatic input and ensure compliance with NIH guidelines and policies on human-animal chimera research. Initially issued… Read More »