Welcome to the home page of the UCSD Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO) Committee. The information on this Website is applicable to any research or teaching use of Human Embryonic Stem Cells or Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as defined in the UCSD Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research.

Effective January 27, 2011, procedures for review and approval of stem cell research have been changed at UC San Diego. Researchers can now submit a single application for a combined review by the ESCRO and IRB review committees.
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