October 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

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2 min read

Recently I speculated on how a new pope (as yet unidentified at that time) might impact stem cells and the Catholic Church’s view of stem cells. I was skeptical. Now that we have the new Pope Francis, formerly Jorge Mario Bergoglio, what will happen on the Catholic Church’s stem cell front? I could not find a single Google search result for Bergoglio’s view of stem cells. Will he oppose embryonic stem cell research? Certainly yes. But will he be so publicly vocal an advocate …Read More