01/25/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Scientists Eager For Stem Cell Policy Change Under Obama

Although President-elect Obama's pledge to change federal policy on stem cell research is not likely to lead to new cures by the end of his first year -- or even first term -- the scientific community is eager to get moving.

Embryonic stem cell research is one area in which the change that Obama has promised on the campaign trail will provoke an immediate effect.

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