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  • underway
  • Research using donated fetal tissue has been underway since the 1930s and has made major contributions to our understanding of biology and the development of new medical technologies. (isscr.org)
  • The first Food and Drug Administration-approved clinical trials to treat ALS with fetal stem cells are already underway. (slate.com)
  • unborn
  • The idea that it would be better to discard fetal tissue than use it to protect unborn babies makes little sense to me. (statnews.com)
  • Earlier this month, the Family Research Council announced Congressman Sensenbrenner received a perfect score during the 114th Congress on its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress who demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the protection of unborn children. (urbanmilwaukee.com)
  • spinal
  • It may be the only hope right now for people paralyzed because of severe spinal trauma, yet it's just one example of current research that would be banned. (wisconsintechnologycouncil.com)
  • More recently, according to The New York Times , fetal tissue has been used in treating spinal cord injuries at the University of California , San Diego. (bustle.com)
  • donation
  • Just to be clear, it is illegal to sell fetal tissue , but it is not illegal to donate it, and the law allows for fees to pay for any costs associated with the donation - such as money for transporting, preserving, and processing the materials. (bustle.com)
  • acquisition
  • The Scientific Directors (SD), who provide immediate oversight of intramural research in each institute, are aware of the legal requirements governing acquisition and use of fetal tissue. (nih.gov)
  • In the annual Management Controls review , each Scientific Director will be asked to verify that he or she has reviewed the legal requirements regarding fetal tissue acquisition and use for research in their intramural program, and to identify and correct any potential problem areas. (nih.gov)
  • practice
  • The Safe RESEARCH Act would help end this practice and take another important step forward in protecting the lives of our nation's most vulnerable citizens. (urbanmilwaukee.com)
  • mice
  • The FDA paid ABR for fetal cells that it intended to implant into mice for research purposes. (americanlegalnews.com)
  • Fetal tissue is used to create a special breed of humanized mice called Hu-BLT, which refers to the bone marrow, liver and thymus tissue harvested from aborted babies, usually between 18- and 22-weeks gestation. (ncregister.com)
  • These mice have been critical for the development of Truvada, said Temple, whose organization advocating fetal and embryo stem-cell work has received $6 million in federal funding over the past three years. (ncregister.com)
  • bone marrow
  • Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration is the removal of some bone marrow tissue for diagnosis and management of cancers of blood cells and multiple myeloma. (medindia.net)
  • stem cell
  • No one at HHS has commented on the scope of the investigation, how long it will take, or what the goal may be, but it has caused protests from the American Pediatric Society, the International Society for Stem Cell Research, and even Yale and New York universities. (americanlegalnews.com)
  • The resulting debate hampered stem cell research in the U.S. for nearly a decade, after the George W. Bush Administration prevented federal research money from being used to study excess embryos that couples had donated after IVF. (time.com)