Judge halts US funding of stem cell research

Roehr, Bob
September 2010
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/4/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7771, p477
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a decision issued by Judge Royce Lamberth on August 23, 2010, which immediately halted all U.S. government funding for research using embryonic stem cell pending the outcome of a trial into the legality of such funding.


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