Stem Cell Research

Mammary stem cells (JCB 176(1) TOC2) - The Journal of Cell Biology via Flickr

Mammary stem cells (JCB 176(1) TOC2)

The Journal of Cell Biology via Flickr

Stem Cell Research

Researchers are poised to use embryonic stem cells in treating patients with spinal cord injuries and a form of blindness. But the future of stem-cell research is in doubt following a recent court decision on federal funding. Promise...

Researchers are poised to use embryonic stem cells in treating patients with spinal cord injuries and a form of blindness. But the future of stem-cell research is in doubt following a recent court decision on federal funding. Promise, risks and moral objections to stem cell research.

Guests

Dr George Daley

director, Stem Cell Transplantation Program
professor, Hematology/Oncology
Children's Hospital, Boston

Sean Tipton

Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research

Robert Destro

professor of law,
director, Interdisciplinary Program in Law & Religion
Columbus School of Law
The Catholic University of America

Peter Boyer

staff writer, The New Yorker

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