Located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, Maryland is geographically one of the smaller states. Densely populated, Maryland is home to nearly 6 million residents and has the highest per capita income in the nation. Located near the headquarters of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), Maryland is keenly interested in biotech developments. The state’s leaders have committed to building the capacity to engage in research related to biotechnology, as doing so will provide high-paying jobs and bear benefits for the citizens of Maryland.

Stem Cell Research

In 2006, the Maryland legislature passed the Maryland Stem Cell Research (MSCR) Act. That statute prohibited human reproductive cloning. The MSCR act also set policy for the state with regard to embryonic ...

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