Projects to improve the procedure for deriving stem cells from surplus embryos involving the prior cryopreservation of surplus embryos

Projects to improve the procedure for deriving human embryonic stem cells from surplus embryos involving the prior cryopreservation of surplus embryos are subject to strict rules. Here you will find information on the right way to proceed.

You intend to conduct a research project to improve the procedure for deriving human embryonic stem cells using surplus embryos (RP-DP). The process requires the prior cryopreservation of surplus embryos (CRYO).

Requirements (b subject to a)

a) Licence from the Federal Office of Public Health for the research project to improve the derivation procedure
using surplus embryos (RP-DP)
b) Licence from the Federal Office of Public Health to cryopreserve suplus embryos (CRYO)

Responsibilities

a) Federal Office of Public Health
b) Federal Office of Public Health

How to proceed

Last modification 28.06.2018

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Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Division of Biomedicine
Human Research Section
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Berne
Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 463 51 54
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