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Stem Cells: Research

Question for Department of Health

UIN 37883, tabled on 23 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the use of embryonic stem cell research for the development of treatments for patients.

Answered on

26 May 2016

Treatments based on the use of stem cells including those obtained by embryos must be demonstrated to be both safe and effective before they can receive authorisation.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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