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Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO)

Purpose, Policy & Guidance

Promoting Ethical Practices

The University of Washington (UW) established the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee (ESCRO), which exists to review and approve research involving human embryonic stem cells (hESC). The ESCRO Committee review ensures that both institutional and public concerns regarding sensitive ethical, legal, scientific, and policy issues unique to hESC research are addressed.

Standard Operating Procedures and Guidance

Additional Resources About Stem Cell Research