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Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight

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Overview

The primary purpose of Maine Medical Center's Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight is to ensure that all federal and state regulations governing the conduct of human embryonic stem cell research are met.  Also, that all Human Embryonic Stem cell research is conducted in accordance with the general principles expressed in the NAS Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research (Guidelines).  Policies and Procedures adopted by the Maine Medical Center, with other relevant Maine Medical Center research policies, are overseen by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). For Human Embryonic Stem cell research that is federally funded, the applicable NIH Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research must also be met.

Maine Medical Center Research Institute 81 Research Dr Scarborough, ME 04074 (207)396-8100

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