TITLE

Stem cell hype risks "backlash"

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/24/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 11, pE246
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the stem cell research is touted as the next big thing that will kickstart economic growth. However, according to law professor Timothy Caulfield, the rising expectations could lead to a backlash. He further added that stem cell research should be subjected to good independent governance. He stated that Qatar is investing billions in stem cell research because they believe it will replace oil and bring economic boom in the future.
ACCESSION #
45520297

 

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