Frequently Asked Questions - Appendix A

We ask for justification because we recognize that scientists are the legitimate stewards of these resources and the public trust depends on demonstrating judicious use of human oocytes, embryonic, or fetal tissues.


Such justification helps ensure that vulnerable populations are not enlisted for research without scientific justification and without the promise that these populations will benefit from research in the future. Please specify how you plan to assure the confidentiality and anonymity of donors.