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Stem cell field stumbles on cloning dialogue

May 21, 2013 admin 4

We had the big news last week that for the first time ever, human embryo cloning (aka “therapeutic cloning”) worked to produce apparently normal embryonic stem cells. I posted about it a few times here, here, and here. I have […]

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CIRM Ethics & Regulatory Steps: highly responsive to IOM

March 17, 2013 admin 0

CIRM has indicated that the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommended that CIRM provide funding for training and research on ethics and regulatory issues. In response to this recommendation and with the perspectives of various “CIRM funded researchers and other experts”, […]