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Idaho Unborn Infants Dignity Act May Impact Stem Cell Research

June 23, 2016

Any researcher using or intending to use an unborn infant or the bodily remains of an aborted infant, including embryonic or other cells obtained/derived therefrom, may be affected by the recent passage of the Idaho Unborn Infants Dignity Act. Before continuing or initiating such research, contact the Office of Research Assurances at 208-885-6162 or

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