Other Resources

To learn more about the science of stem cells please visit the following links.

On this Web site:

The Different Types of Stem Cells

The ISSCR Patient Handbook on Stem Cell Therapies 

From the Main ISSCR Web site:

Stem Cell Facts— This downloadable brochure provides an introduction to stem cell research

Glossary of Stem Cell-Related Terms 

Medical and Ethical Guidelines for Human Experimentation:

The Nuremberg Code

The Belmont Report

The Helsinki Declaration

From Other Organizations:

Stem Cells at the National Academies 
This U.S. based site contains basic information about stem cells, the National Academies' Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, and other stem cell related resources

The National Institutes of Health Stem Cell Information Page
Provides information about stem cells, research updates and stem cell policy in the United States

MedlinePlus
A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, this site provides health and research information about specific diseases or conditions to the general public

The California Institute for Regenerative, the State Stem Cell Agency (CIRM)
At CIRM’s Web site you can find basic facts and education materials about stem cells as well as information about stem cell research in the state of California.
Also see CIRM’s Disease Fact Sheets, which describe research in specific disease areas.

The American Lung Association
The leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)
This website provides medical, patient and caregiver information and resources for the pulmonary hypertension community, including a stem cell statement and fact sheet by expert physicians in the field.

Consorcio de Investigación en Células Madre (CICEMA)
CICEMA, based in Argentina, is a consortium created to develop highly qualified research on stem cells with an intra- and inter-institutional synergistic strategy
Read the endorsement letter from CICEMA 

Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva
Information from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation in Argentina

Rede Nacional de Terapia Celular (RNTC)
The National Cell Therapy Network (NCTN) consists of eight Cell Technology Centers located in five Brazilian states and 52 laboratories selected by National Council for Scientific and Technological Development and the Ministry of Health Department of Science and Technology.