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Applicant institutions seeking funding must go through an NIH administrative review process to gain approval for a human embryonic stem cell (hESC) line.
Once NIH approves a cell line, it will appear on the NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry. To submit a request to the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) for approval of a new cell line, fill out NIH Form 2890.
Read the National Institutes of Health Guidelines on Human Stem Cell Research. To seek NIH approval, applicants take one of three paths.
For grant application information, read our December 23, 2009, article "Wait's Over for Human Stem Cell Lines," and see the December 2, 2009, Guide notice. For additional information, read Stem Cell Information. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Updated February 13, 2013
Last Reviewed February 13, 2013