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NIH Director's Statement regarding the Stem Cell Ruling from the Court of Appeals

April 29, 2011

“I am delighted and relieved to learn of the decision of the Court of Appeals. This is a momentous day—not only for science, but for the hopes of thousands of patients and their families who are relying on NIH-funded scientists to pursue life-saving discoveries and therapies that could come from stem cell research.”

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health

This page last reviewed on April 29, 2011

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