A regulatory loophole allows businesses to offer potentially ineffective or harmful treatments, a researcher warns

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Jeffrey P. Kahn, the director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, points to two looming ethical issues

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The National Institutes of Health is deciding whether to consider funding controversial experiments involving scientists using human stem cells to create embryos that are part human, part animal

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Bioethics In China

June 23, 2016

No wild east. China has lessons for the world when it comes to overseeing ethically sensitive research in the life sciences, argue Douglas Sipp and Duanqing Pei

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A disgraced stem cell scientist is facing preliminary charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with two patients who died after windpipe transplants, Swedish prosecutors said Wednesday

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Inside a North Carolina lab, row upon row of plastic bioreactor bags pulsate gently to the beat of an artificial heart. Within each bag, a lab-forged blood vessel slowly expands, feeding off a primordial cocktail of vitamins and proteins

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The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), the world’s largest professional organization of stem cell scientists, today released newly updated guidelines for stem cell research and the development of new clinical therapies. Guidelines Update Steering Committee includes our Jeremy Sugarman

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The NIH should get on board. Hank Greely writes in an op-ed, ” Thirty years ago Paul Simon immortalized one of the first animal-human transplants with the lyrics, “These are the days of miracle and wonder.… Medicine is magical and magical is art. Thinking of the boy in the bubble and the baby with the baboon heart.”

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