The measures follow assertions in November from scientist He Jiankui that he altered the DNA of twin girls born that month using a powerful new tool.
The trial is designed to confirm the safety and method of transplanting the stem cells, researchers said.
Science body criticises Andhra university V-C's 'Kauravas were test-tube babies' claim at Indian Science Congress
Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G Nageshwar Rao had on Friday said at the Indian Science Congress that Kauravas were born due to stem cell and test tube technologies, and that India possessed knowledge about guided missiles thousands of years ago.
Government of India seeks to define stem cells as drug, regulate use in therapy; scientists term move 'long overdue'
The health ministry , in a proposal to amend existing rules, pushed to bring stem cells and cell-based products under legal regulations
For the first time, scientists at the University of Cambridge have managed to create an artificial structure from stem cells that resembles a natural mouse embryo.
By coating tiny gel beads with lung-derived stem cells and then allowing them to self-assemble into the shapes of the air sacs found in human lungs, researchers created 3D "organoids".
The government has decided to withdraw a UPA bill from parliament aimed at strengthening the drug regulatory system and replace it with a new measure.
A Japanese patient is set to become the first person in the world to be treated with induced pluripotent stem cells.
Yoshiki Sasai had supervised and co-authored stem-cell research papers that had to be retracted due to falsified contents.
Dr Post has prepared a beef burger in his lab using muscle stem cells. In fact, his dish was even shown off and promptly tasted at an event in London recently...