Human Subjects Research
About the NYSCF Human Subjects Research Office
Established in 2010, the NYSCF Human Subjects Research (HSR) Office is responsible for ensuring that human subjects research at the New York Stem Cell Foundation proceeds in accordance with applicable federal and state regulations, as well as with guidelines established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). Human subjects research at NYSCF is also compliant with standards outlined in the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) and by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).
Research at NYSCF involves the collection of human specimens for the creation, banking, and ultimate distribution of new stem cell lines to researchers across the globe – with the goal of advancing stem cell science and research.