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The Importance of Stem Cell Policy

How we can honor Christopher Reeve

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The Importance of Stem Cell Policy (10/27/2004)

Presentation transcript

Questions answered by this presentation:

  1. How old is the field of embryonic stem cell research?
  2. What type of stem cell research is supported by the U.S. government?
  3. What are the problems with the federally approved stem cell lines?
  4. Who has taken the lead in the field of stem cell research?
  5. How many new stem cell lines exist around the world?

Related Links

Christopher Reeve's Legacy (MSNBC)
Stem cell research progress

Stem Cell Research: Policy and Politics (National Public Radio)
The science, the politics and the controversy over stem cells

US stem cell research lagging (The Boston Globe)
Without aid, work is moving overseas

What Are Stem Cells? (National Institutes of Health)
Frequently Asked Questions about stem cells

What Are Stem Cells? (National Institutes of Health)
Frequently Asked Questions about stem cells

Promoting Stem Cell Research (International Society for Stem Cell Research)
Exchange of information and ideas

U.S. Government Stem Cell Bank (MSNBC)
Restrictions set by Bush administration.

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Funds paralysis research

Policy Push (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Support for broader access to new human embryonic stem cell lines

Stem Cell Basics (American Medical Association)
The basics of stem cells and stem cell research.

Monitoring Stem Cell Research (The President's Council on Bioethics)
Any overview of the state of human stem cell research, policies and related federal law.

Stem Cells, Alzheimer's Disease and U.S. Politics (NPR)
Who is pushing the issue?

Stem Cell Research (PBS)
Experts share their views about government policies and about stem cell research.

Links updated: 27 January 2009

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