Ethicists urge funding for extraction of embryo cells

Wadman, Meredith
May 1999
Nature;5/27/1999, Vol. 399 Issue 6734, p292
Academic Journal
Reports the conclusions of the United States National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) regarding federal payment for stem cell research and extraction. Controversy about the use of stem cells and their research funding; Current law on the matter; Value of the cells for research; Use of stem cells from aborted fetuses; Views of the NBAC's Eric Meslin; Guidelines from the National Institutes of Health (NIH); Opinions of Richard Doerflinger of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.


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