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Delaware

WITH THE FOUNDING of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute in 1999, the state and its academic and industrial leaders made the development of biotechnology, including stem cell research, within the state a priority. Delaware has no legislation in place to regulate or fund stem cell research, though the Delaware BioTechnology Institute at the University of Delaware is a statewide collaborative network to encourage research in biotechnology including stem cell research.

At present, no federal legislation in the United States is in place to regulate stem cell research (except by executive order to not allow federal funding for generation of new embryonic stem cell research and limiting research to spécifie embryonic stem cell lines); this leaves each state responsible for determining its own policy and funding for stem ...

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