Korea Approves CHA University’s Embryonic Stem Cell Research

July 12, 2016

(The Korea Times) – Korea has approved CHA University’s embryonic stem cell research seven years after it submitted the plan, on condition that it abides by high ethical standards, the government said Monday. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it allowed the research team led by Prof. Lee Dong-ryul to use 600 egg cells in the next five years for the purpose of developing rare disease treatments.