TITLE

Funding stem cell research

AUTHOR(S)
Marwick, Charles; Marwick, C
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/24/99, Vol. 281 Issue 8, p692
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the decision by the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) that it can fund research on pluripotent stem cells that come from human embryonic tissues, despite a statutory ban on research involving human embryos. How NIH based its legal decision; The announcement by NIH directory Harold Varmus; Role of the National Bioethics Advisory Commission in studying medical, legal and ethical concerns.
ACCESSION #
1573048

 

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