Stem Cell Research Moves Forward in 2009

2009 was a major year for stem cell research, with President Obama overturning restrictions on stem cell research and more recently, federally funded scientists beginning research on stem cell lines approved under the National Institutes of Health’s guidelines.

Harvard Magazine looks ahead to the future of stem cell research, from accelerating personalized treatments to new collaborations between disciplines. The article describes how Harvard scientists are using stem cells as research tools in innovative and varied ways.

Research!America continues to be a resource for stem cell research advocates. Linday’s Life Science Communication blog talked about the need for stem cell research funding and pointed her readers to Research!America’s stem cell research issue page.

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