The enabling technology should have the potential to make the investigator’s stem cell and/or regenerative medicine research more competitive for subsequent or additional federal funding. 5. Other: OCASCR is aware that there may be other valuable ways to support adult stem cell and regenerative medicine research, and inquiries are welcome. However, the recent breakthroughs involving induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), re-programmed adult cells, which unlike embryonic stem cells do not necessitate destruction of the embryo, have contributed to increasing pressure on both candidates to modify their support in favor of increased federal resources for research on adult cells.
Jul 17, · A new report on one of the world's largest funders of stem cell research reveals that an emphasis on results has led to a shift in funding towards morally-acceptable work with adult stem cells. Aug 04, · Ever since last Friday, when Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist announced that he would support loosening restrictions on the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, the mainstream media.
Oct 04, · Not surprised, because that is the inevitable result of the lack of federal funding for this research. Britain, China, Singapore, and others are aggressively developing stem cell research centers, and some American scientists have already left for foreign shores. Aug 09, · Here is the text of President George W. Bush's address from Crawford, Texas, on his decision to allow federal funding for limited stem cell research. "Good evening. I appreciate you giving me a.
Sep 29, · United States District Judge Royce Lambert ruled in August that the federal government should halt funding for embryonic stem-cell research conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Legislation to Expand Funding for Stem Cell Research, Overall Federal Research Dollars to Remain Scarce December 15th, A ban on federally funded researchers conducting embryonic stem cell research will be lifted in the coming year, but overall funding for this and other scientific research will remain historically low, predicts a.