University of Minnesota bioethicist Leigh Turner has been threatened with a lawsuit by a stem cell clinic. Threats in this arena come up every so often and as much as they are unpleasant realities, they can also reveal some important aspects […]
Reposted from my book, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide.
I was really sad when I heard about John McCain’s diagnosis with a glioblastoma, a particularly nasty type of brain tumor that we study in my lab when it shows up in children. My own battle with prostate cancer starting […]
Here are some stem cell weekend reads for your enjoyment along with various links and headlines. Some science pubs that caught my eye: Human Neural Stem Cell Biodistribution and Predicted Tumor Coverage by a Diffusible Therapeutic in a Mouse Glioma […]
Should patients have the Right To Try experimental therapies that could be unsafe and ineffective? What if those patients have a terminal illness and no reasonable prospects of being helpful to conventional medicine? Doesn’t it make perfect sense to let […]