Stem cell research funding in jeopardy

December 2010
Issues in Science & Technology;Winter2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p24
Academic Journal
The article reports on the preliminary injunction issued by a federal judge that forbids the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund stem cell research in the U.S. District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth said that under the Dickey-Wicker Amendment, human embryonic stem cell research is illegal. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) accepted the decision from the court, which terminates its renewals, grants, and experiments related to embryonic research.


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