Legal status
Key organization Ministry of Health (Slovak)
Policy hESC research is prohibited if it is not for the benefit of a specific embryo. Cloning is prohibited.
Legislation Law N. 576/2004
Embryonic stem cell research policy hESC research is not specifically prohibited by law, however "non-therapeutic" research on human embryo is prohibited.
Research with embryo Research “without therapeutic purpose” (i.e. the so called non-therapeutic research) on human embryos and foetuses is prohibited
Somatic cell nuclear transfer SNCT is forbidden.
Privacy and data protection Act No. 428/2002 Coll. on Protection of Personal Data, as amended by Act No. 90/2005 Coll.


hESC Cell lines

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hiPSC Cell lines