ESCRO: Does this project (a) use human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) or their derivatives, (b) introduce human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) or derivatives into non-human animals at any stage with expected integration into the testes, ovaries, or nervous system of the animal or (c) involve storing or disposing of human embryos or gametes obtained for stem cell research?
- If so, contact the Harvard ESCRO to determine what oversight requirements must be met before beginning research:
- ESCRO Policies: http://hwpi.harvard.edu/escro/harvard-policies
- Submission Procedures, Deadlines and Forms: http://hwpi.harvard.edu/escro/submission-process
- Consult the International Society for Stem Cell Research (“ISSCR”) Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation: http://www.isscr.org/home/publications/2016-guidelines