Legality of federal funding for human stem cell research debated
- Embryonic stem-cell research exempt from ban, NIH is told. Wadman, Meredith // Nature;1/21/1999, Vol. 397 Issue 6716, p185
Reports that the United States Department of Health and Human Services has issued a legal opinion that research on human embryonic stem cells does not fall under the ban on federal funding for human embryo research. Reasons for decision, including the definition of an `organism' as it is...
- This Again? Hoffman, Michelle // Pharmaceutical Technology;Oct2010, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p12
The author reflects on the federal funding for embryonic-stem-cell (ESC) research in the U.S. She explores the decision of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia on the charge against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by the plaintiffs who want to obtain funding...
- HHS gets stem cell research petition. // AHA News;05/21/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p4
Reports that the United States Health and Human Services has been considering a stem cell research petition presented by the Massachusetts General Hospital Neurological Web Forum. Information on the controversy surrounding the stem cell research; Benefit of the stem cell research.
- OIG: More CTSA Oversight Needed. // BioWorld Today;12/27/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 247, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is requiring strict monitoring of compliance towards research objectives and of the financial status of the cooperative agreements granted by the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA).
- Blow to German stem-cell prospects. Abbott, Alison // Nature;11/15/2001, Vol. 414 Issue 6861, p238
Focuses on the research on human embryonic stem cells in Germany. Closure on the legalization of the human ES cells importation; Deliberations over the embryonic cells approbation; Regulations on the importation of the human ES cells under the National Ethics Council.
- Stem Cells: The Blue Print for the Future. Mason, C. // Medical Device Technology;Apr2006, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p32
The article focuses on developments surrounding stem-cell therapies and technologies in the U.S. and Great Britain. The world's first publication for the future of stem cell platform technologies and regenerative medicine therapies, established by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown was...
- Stem Cell Politics: Difficult Choices for the White House and Congress. Hanna, Kathi E. // Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p9
Discusses the legal aspects of the stem cell research as of July 2001. Conditions set in the Dickey-Wicker amendment; Intention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services to fund research on human embryonic stem cells in 1999; Action taken by medical scientific organizations...
- Bush beaten back. // New Scientist;1/14/2006, Vol. 189 Issue 2534, p5
This article presents information on a law that makes it illegal within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to disseminate misleading scientific advice, or to question nominees to advisory panels about their political affiliation and voting history in the country. The DHHS is...
- Stem cell ruling protests. Brower, Vicki // Nature Biotechnology;Apr99, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p315
Reports that several members of the U.S. Congress protested against the February 1999 ruling by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washnigton D.C. that federal financing of human embryonic stem cell research is permissible under existing laws. Reasons for the protests; Details...