Navigation Links
U.S. Approves New Stem Cell Lines for Publicly Funded Research
Date:12/2/2009

13 added batches now available, many more to come, NIH director says,,

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Thirteen stem cell lines have been added to the pool that scientists can use for taxpayer-funded research, and many more such lines will soon be made available, U.S. health officials announced Wednesday.

These are the first additional embryonic stem cell lines approved for research funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) since President Barack Obama last spring lifted restrictions on stem cell research that were imposed eight years ago by then-President George W. Bush.

"With these [lines] now becoming available for federally funded researchers, we believe it will speed up the process of investigating ways in which this remarkable new area of developmental biology can be explored," NIH director Dr. Francis S. Collins said during an afternoon teleconference Wednesday.

"The field has been waiting with bated breath for this announcement," one expert, Dr George Daley of Children's Hospital Boston, told the Associated Press. Eleven of the 13 stem cell lines approved Wednesday were developed at Children's, Collins noted, while the other two come from Rockefeller University in New York City.

Collins noted that over the past eight years, hundreds of embryonic stem cell lines have been created using private funds. "Many of them with more favorable characteristics for research purposes than the original ones approved by President Bush," he said.

Citing ethical issues, the Bush administration had limited federally funded research to about 21 stem cell lines already in existence in August 2001. That decision ignited a firestorm of controversy between those who advocated that human embryos should not be tampered with and those who viewed stem cell research as a potential pathway to curing a host of diseases.

Currently, 96 more human embryonic stem cell lines are under
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. FDA Approves First Anti-Psychotic for Kids
2. FDA Approves New Roche West Nile Virus Blood Screening Test
3. FDA Approves Osteoporosis Drug to Cut Breast Cancer Risk
4. FDA Approves LEVAQUIN(R) Short-Course Therapy for Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections and Acute Pyelonephritis
5. FDA Approves SOMA(R) (carisoprodol) 250 mg
6. FDA Approves Expanded Label for FluMist(R) to Include Children Two to Five Years of Age
7. FDA approves expanded label for FluMist (influenza virus vaccine live, intranasal) to include childr
8. FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia
9. ABIH Approves Certification Credit for SSPC Training Courses
10. FDA Approves REALIZE(TM) Adjustable Gastric Band for Morbid Obesity
11. FDA Approves New Flu Vaccine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2014)... 4/24/14) Dartmouth has been awarded one of 30 ... as a Lead Academic Participating Site in its new ... recipients are a select groups of investigators charged with ... cooperative groups., The NCTN grant system reflects recommendations from ... streamlines operations to achieve four goals:, Faster ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... (MGH) investigators may lead to greater availability and acceptability ... use of fecal material from healthy donors to ... ( C. difficile ) bacteria. In their ... Infectious Diseases , the researchers report that use of ... was as successful in curing recurrent C. difficile ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... M.D., scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis ... the 2014 recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular ... Molecular Medicine . The award will be given ... Sciences in Manhattan, followed by scientific presentations by Dr. ... the National Institutes of Health. , The award, which ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving ... has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases. ... near the end of cell division, the enzyme Cdc14 ... DNA are fully repaired before the parent cell distributes ... helps safeguard against some of the most devastating genome ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... In science, "simple and accessible detection methods that ... the resolution of a single cell inside that ... chemical engineer Chang Lu. , In the Royal ... Lu has announced that he and his coworkers ... subcellular location of a protein ( Chem. Sci. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dartmouth awarded lead role in NCI clinical trials network 2Health News:Dartmouth awarded lead role in NCI clinical trials network 3Health News:Use of frozen material for fecal transplant successfully treats C. difficile infection 2Health News:Use of frozen material for fecal transplant successfully treats C. difficile infection 3Health News:NIH scientist to receive Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 2Health News:Study identifies enzymes that help fix cancer-causing DNA defects 2Health News:Following a protein's travel inside cells is key to improving patient monitoring, drug development 2
... Revenue Up 16% ... Cellulite Product Launch Targeted for Late Q1 ... Company Updates Guidance for Full Year 2007, HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 6 ... the aesthetic,industry, today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended,September 30, ...
... Organizations Rapidly Identify High-Risk Cases, Provide ... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 6 The ... DST Health Solutions announced that 16,organizations have ... helps organizations rapidly identify at-risk patients for,care ...
... - Continued progress in both core business segments supports ... Corporation,(Nasdaq: VRNM ), a leading developer of technologies ... of high-performance specialty,enzymes, today reported financial results for the ... "We are very pleased with the progress the Company ...
... Mass., Nov. 6 Biopure Corporation,(Nasdaq: BPUR ... public,offering of stock and warrants that raised net ... exercise of the warrants. Biopure,sold 19,377,500 new shares ... an,additional 19,377,500 shares, including 2,527,500 shares and 2,527,500,warrants ...
... group says , TUESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Standard ... been proposed by a team of Johns Hopkins experts, who ... comparisons and help improve patient safety. , "Hospitals are ... this is long overdue, the data is only helpful if ...
... for patients with sudden, life-threatening attacks, trial shows , , ... kind of medication has failed as treatment for the ... trial finds. , The drug, tezosentan, did not improve ... or cut their risk of death after acute ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 2Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 3Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 4Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 5Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 6Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 7Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 8Health News:Thermage Announces Third Quarter Financial Results 9Health News:Sixteen Organizations Implement ACG Rx-PM Predictive Modeling from Johns Hopkins University, DST Health Solutions 2Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 2Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 3Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 4Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 5Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 6Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 7Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 8Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 9Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 10Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 11Health News:Verenium Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2007 12Health News:Experimental Drug Fails Against Heart Failure 2Health News:Experimental Drug Fails Against Heart Failure 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... NEW YORK , January 15, 2014 ... BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated ... that on January 7, 2014, the Company,s board of ... Ben-Zion Weiner as its new member of the ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , Jan. 15, 2014  In an ... C. difficile and TB in ambulances and other transport vehicles, an ... being used by rescue personnel for the first time. ... coming in contact with these deadly pathogens, West Palm ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 MultiCell Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... application concerning composition of matter, biological targets, mechanism of ... death.  This patent application describes a ... molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere with the basic homeostatic cellular ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3Superbugs No Longer Ride In Rescue Vehicles 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3
... industry is expecting a busy summer this year, and ... Day weekend, more hotels and resorts are raising their ... according George Clarke, CEO of UMF Corporation, a developer ... hotels and resorts adopting environmental hygiene practices developed for ...
... SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2012  Boehringer Ingelheim announced ... the investigational compound tiotropium delivered once-daily via the ... moderate persistent asthma. The data were presented at ... Society (ATS 2012). Boehringer Ingelheim announced that a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:With Busy Summer Forecast Ahead, More Hotels Are Raising Hygiene Standards, Says UMF Corporation 2Boehringer Ingelheim Presents First Data for Tiotropium in Adolescents with Moderate Persistent Asthma 2Boehringer Ingelheim Presents First Data for Tiotropium in Adolescents with Moderate Persistent Asthma 3Boehringer Ingelheim Presents First Data for Tiotropium in Adolescents with Moderate Persistent Asthma 4
... latest in the Magnes line of biomagnetometer systems, ... full cortical coverage, provides the highest detector density ... of a wide range of neuronal activity. The ... detector configurations and can be equipped with radial ...
... for basic and advanced NCS, ... large 12.1" XGA (1024 x ... the latest in technology allow ... advanced NCS capabilities, advanced EMG ...
... is a non-invasive and painless method of ... Cadwell Laboratories manufactures two magnetic stimulation devices, ... Stimulator (HSMS). The Hight Speed MES-10 magnetic ... to 25 Hz at full power. Several ...
... are the latest innovation ... portable battery-powered EEG headboxes. ... new mechanical design, and ... standard MOBEE24plus and MOBEE32 ...
Medicine Products: