Dinsmoor, Robert S.
October 2004
Countdown;Fall2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p32
Focuses on the efforts of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to change the federal policy towards human stem cell research. Potential of stem cells in the treatment of type 1 diabetes; Position paper issued by the foundation supporting stem cell research and calling for federal funding; Complexity of the debate on stem cell research; Political significance of the debate on stem cell research. INSET: RESULTS DRIVE RESEARCH FORWARD.


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