Stem Cell/Regenerative Medicine in Canada: Current State and Future Prospects

The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of current information and stakeholder perspectives regarding the current and future state of regenerative medicine (with a focus on stem cell-based research) in Canada and globally. Specifically, it assesses the strengths, potential areas for improvement, and opportunities for growth in the Canadian sector to ensure the future competitiveness of the stem cell research and regenerative medicine sector in Canada. The Institute for Health Economics (IHE) conducted a literature review, semi-structured interviews and a series of two roundtables in the fall of 2020 to prepare this report. This work was supported through funding from the Stem Cell Network of Canada. The views expressed do not necessarily represent the official policy of the Stem Cell Network.

Year of Publication: 2021

Topics: Health Topic Overviews, Scoping Reviews

Authors: Don Husereau, Jennifer Seida, Eddy Nason, John Sproule, Christopher McCabe