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    $10,000 is an egg-cellent price, says stem cell panel

    $10,000 is an egg-cellent price, says stem cell panel
    BY Corky Siemaszko
    DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

    New York has become the first state in the nation to allow researchers to pay women up to that amount for the "expenses, time, burden and discomfort" of donating their eggs.

    The Empire State Stem Cell Board, which decides how the $600 million in state funding for stem cell research is spent, quietly made the call on June 11.


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    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2009...ell_panel.html

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    I was under the impression that there was at least some eggs on ice, and that they were already donated to science?

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    Quote Originally Posted by topperf View Post
    I was under the impression that there was at least some eggs on ice, and that they were already donated to science?
    Yep, me too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by topperf View Post
    I was under the impression that there was at least some eggs on ice, and that they were already donated to science?
    There are lots of eggs stored in private clinics. Some marked as donated, some for future use for IVF and some not designated. The "pay or eggs" draws criticism and I don't feel it is a good idea. Just my opinion.

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