Senators introduce regenerative medicine bill

|By:, SA News Editor

Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) introduce legislation that will establish a national strategy to support regenerative medicine (RM) research.

Among the requirements of the Regenerative Medicine Promotion Act are: a report by the GAO identifying all ongoing federal programs and activities pertaining to RM, the establishment of a Regenerative Medicine Coordinating Council and the maintenance of a national strategy for the promotion of RM R&D.

Companies involved in the space include ONVO, HART, CUR, CYTX, STEM, ATHX.