S. Korea to Expand Stem Cell Research Range, Genetic Scissors Permission

December 4, 2017

(Business Korea) – The South Korean government will greatly ease regulations on embryonic stem cell research and gene therapy product development that the biotech industry has longed for. At the second meeting to break down regulations chaired by Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon at the Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, on November 30, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said, “We will expand the allowable range of embryonic stem cell and genetic scissors research to the same level as advanced countries.”

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