Research Projects and Stem Cell Lines

The FOPH informs interested members of the public and scientists about research involving human embryonal stem cells in Switzerland by providing an overview of research projects and a list of the stem cell lines.

Research Projects

The following information is published: Research projects involving human embryonic stem cells: all ongoing and completed derivation projects in Switzerland, projects involving imported embryonic cells and projects aimed at improving derivation methods.

Stem Cell Lines

Further information

Applications and licences for stem cell research

Work involving human embryonic stem cells is subject to strict rules. Here researchers, ethics committees and medical personnel will find information on the relevant applications and licences.

Stem Cell Research Legislation

Research involving embryonal stem cells is regulated in Switzerland by the Stem Cell Research Act (StRA). This stipulates the conditions under which stem cells may be obtained and used in research.

Last modification 27.10.2022

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