Citations with the tag: STEM cells -- Government policy
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- New limits on funding of stem cell research questioned.
// Issues in Science & Technology; Fall2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p29
Discusses the concerns on the limitation imposed by United States President George W. Bush on the number of stem cell line which can only be used to allow federal funding of embryonic stem cell funding. Consistency of the procedures used to create the cells with ethical standards; Information...
- Should US fund embryonic-cell research?
Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor; 3/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 74, p2
Discusses controversy over the funding of embryonic stem cell research in the United States, as opponents claim it will violate the dignity of life and advocates hope it will cure diseases.
- Who will profit from stem cell research?
Belsie, Laurent // Westchester County Business Journal; 8/19/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 33, p15
Discusses the monopoly of laboratories established by the U.S. government as suppliers of embryonic stem cells for scientists seeking federal funding. Regulatory powers of the National Institutes of Health over the laboratories; Issues surrounding the patenting of pluripotent cell lines;...
- Compromise for Australian ES cell research.
Dennis, Carina // Nature Medicine; May2002, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p430
Reports on the announcement made by Australian prime minister John Howard concerning embryonic stem cell research regulation, which is reported to be a less liberal position than Great Britain but less restricted than the U.S. publicly-funded sector. Reaction of the research community to the...
- Imported stem cells deepen Germany's ethical divide.
Schiermeier, Quirin // Nature; 7/5/2001, Vol. 412 Issue 6842, p4
Reports on the debate in Germany over research on human embryonic stem cells. Why cardiologist Wolfgang-Michael Franz plans to seek funding for the cells; Reaction to biochemist Stefan Rose-John's plan to import stem cells; Suggestion of the science ministry to all researchers planning to use...
- The stem-cell research debate.
Schiermeier, Quirin // Christian Science Monitor; 8/2/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 174, p19
Comments on the debate in the United States surrounding the question of whether stem-cell research should be federally funded, and relates this topic to the idea that promises of cure and life may be traced back to God.
- The Stem Cell Storm.
Wagner, Teresa R. // World & I; Feb2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p62
Reports on the decision of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to discourage future killing of human embryos but to fund beneficial research where the life-and-death decision has already been made. Reaction of pro-life movement to the decision; Moral controversy surrounding the...
- Stem Cells.
Moreno, Jonathan D. // Commentary; Apr2008, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Stem Cells and the President," by Jay P. Lefkowitz that appeared in the January 2008 issue.
- To THE EDITOR.
Williams, Kevin Jon // Commentary; Apr2008, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Jay P. Lefkowitz concerning the stem cell research policy of U.S. president George W. Bush.
- JAY P. LEFKOWITZ writes.
Williams, Kevin Jon // Commentary; Apr2008, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p12
A response by Jay P. Lefkowitz to letters to the editor about his article concerning the stem cell research policy of U.S. president George W. Bush.
- Turning Point.
Breu, Giovanna; Alta Charo, R. // People; 8/20/2001, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p101
Presents an interview with Alta Charo, member of the United States National Bioethics Advisory Commission to the President, concerning stem cell research.
- Battle lines shift in stem-cell funding fight...
Smaglik, Paul // Nature; 5/4/2000, Vol. 405 Issue 6782, p6
Focuses on the debate on whether the United States government should support research on human stem cells. Sharp line between research on the embryonic and adults versions of the pluripotent cells; Range of valuable replacement parts; Disagreement over the funding of stem-cell research; Ethical...
- Stem cell research gets nod, source of cells remains controversial.
Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 6/12/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 12, p1736
Reports a statement from Dr. Alan Bernstein, president of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, approving the continuance of research on human embryonic stem cells. Hope that stem cells can be used to treat diseases; How the stem cells are to be derived from fetal tissue obtained from...
- India to tighten rules on human embryonic stem cells research.
Mudur, Ganapati // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 9/8/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7312, p530
Reports that India is tightening regulations on research on human embryonic stem cells to prepare for research within the country as well as possible international projects that might involve embryonic material from India. National bioethics panel formed to draft guidelines for the collection...
- Fund Stem Cell Research.
Glenn, Chris // Review of Ophthalmology; Mar2001, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p21
Calls on the United States National Institutes of Health to provide funding for stem cell research. Potential application of stem cells in medicine; Controversy over the source of human stem cells; Fetal stem cells; U.S. President George Bush's opposition to stem cell research.
- Germany votes to import embryo stem cells.
Ludwig, Michael // Reproductive BioMedicine Online; May/Jun2002, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p311
Reports on the decision of the Bundestag parliament to permit the import of embryonic stem cells for scientific research in Germany on January 30, 2002. Views of Bishop Walter Mixa on the decision to import embryonic stem cells; History of research on embryos; Idea behind the strategy to import...
- Stem Cell Research.
Ludwig, Michael // Congressional Digest; Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p225
Presents an overview of the embryonic stem cell research debate in the United States. Implications of President George W. Bush's decision to fund limited embryonic stem cell research; Status of stem cell research in the country; Arguments for and against stem cell research.
- HHS gets stem cell research petition.
Ludwig, Michael // 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.
- Embryonic Stem cell research - The case for...
Winston, Robert // Nature Medicine; Apr2001, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p396
Defends the approval of research in the use of embryonic stem (ES) cells by the British government. Reason for provision of legislative support to ES cell research; Questions to be addressed regarding the morality behind stem cell therapy; Comment of the author on the purpose of cloning...
- Bush stem-cell decision may be first of many.
Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor; 8/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 184, p2
Discusses the decision of the George W. Bush administration to provide limited funding for embryonic stem-cell research, the ethical questions in biomedical research, and the challenge of maintaining the quality of the 60 stem-cell lines.
- Give a Life, Take a Life.
Edwards, Catherine // Insight on the News; 08/16/99, Vol. 15 Issue 30, p16
Discusses ethical and legal questions on research using stem cells from human embryos. Legality of using tax dollars for destroying human embryos or creating them for research purposes; Argument as to why stem cells cannot be considered human beings; Alternatives to embryonic stem-cell research.
- CHANGING THE CLONING DEBATE.
Munro, Neil // National Journal; 1/26/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p250
Presents information on the cloning and stem-cell research debate in U.S. Information on the U.S. President's Council on Bioethics; Details of anti-cloning coalition groups; Importance of research cloning; Advocates for stem-cell transplants.
- Australia stops short of a ban on therapeutic cloning.
Nowak, Rachel // New Scientist; 9/29/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2310, p11
Reports on the recommendation by a parliamentary committee in Australia for a ban on creating embryos for research only and a ban on human reproductive cloning. Approval of efforts by researchers to extract stem cells from spare IVF embryos; Exclusion of the creation of cloned embryos by...
- Bush's bind on stem-cell research.
Schorr, Daniel // Christian Science Monitor; 8/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 175, p11
Discusses the issue of whether stem-cell research in the United States should receive federal funding, and the decision which President George W. Bush must make regarding the issue, in light of his visit with Pope John Paul II.
- An end to procastination?
Schorr, Daniel // Nature; 5/10/2001, Vol. 411 Issue 6834, p117
Focuses on the proposal of Germany's Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in 2001 regarding the country's embryo protection law. Issue on human embryonic stem cell research; Implication of the proposal.
- Stem-cell research in doubt as funders clash with government.
Abbott, Alison // Nature; 5/10/2001, Vol. 411 Issue 6834, p119
Reports on the conflict between Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Germany's government over human embryonic stem-cell research. Funding for the research offered by DFG; Information on the law that governs the use of human stem cells for research; Problems associated with stem cell...
- NIH ponders repository for embryonic stem cells.
Bonetta, Laura // Nature; 9/13/2001, Vol. 413 Issue 6852, p99
Details the plans of the United States National Institutes of Health for a stem-cell bank for distribution to U.S. researchers. Proposed number of stem-cells lines to be held at the bank; Senate hearings to be conducted to discuss the proposal.
Sobel, Rachel K.; Petit, Charles W.; Schultz, Stacey // U.S. News & World Report; 12/31/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 27, p62
Presents news briefs related to science and technology as of December 31, 2001. Controversy concerning United States government limitations on stem cell research; Successful orbiting of Mars by the Mars Odyssey spacecraft; Approval of a treatment for sepsis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
- Stem-cell laws in China fall short.
Sobel, Rachel K.; Petit, Charles W.; Schultz, Stacey // Nature; 10/7/2010, Vol. 467 Issue 7316, p633
The article reports on the issues surrounding the regulations of stem-cell treatment in China. It states that the country announced laws which require that anyone who offers stem-cell processes should present clinical data supporting their efficacy and secure health ministry's approval. However,...
- Embrace the New Medicine.
Brichacek, Andra // Pharmaceutical Executive; Feb2001, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p154
Stresses the need for the pharmaceutical industry to collaborate with several sectors for biological research. Role of the United States government on stem cell research; Reasons for the hesitation of pharmaceutical companies to support stem cell research; Emphasis on the need for support from...
- Europe split over move to loosen stem-cell regulations.
Abbott, Alison // Nature; 7/10/2003, Vol. 424 Issue 6945, p117
The European Union (EU) is set to change its rules on embryonic-stem-cell research, as of July 10, 2003. Under proposals due to be announced this week, researchers would be able to use EU funds to carry out studies of stem cells derived from embryos left over from in vitro fertilization. EU...
- News in Brief.
Abbott, Alison // Nature; 4/11/2002, Vol. 416 Issue 6881, p574
Presents news briefs related to science as of April 11, 2002. Approval of the Australian government for stem cell research; Departure of economist Jeffrey Sachs from Harvard University; Unearthing of a Stone Age communal grave in Germany; Plans of British and South African scientists to conduct...
Abbott, Alison // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 8/20/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p6
Presents letters to the editor as of August 20, 2001. Politics of stem cell research in the United States; Reference to crime in Apulia, Italy; Views of novelist Irvine Welsh on drugs; Others.
Abbott, Alison // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 8/20/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p8
Presents letters to the editor as of August 20, 2001. Politics of stem cell research in the United States; Reference to crime in Apulia, Italy; Views of novelist Irvine Welsh on drugs; Others.
- Legislative Background.
Abbott, Alison // Congressional Digest; Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p233
Reports on executive and congressional action following United States researchers' publication of their work on stem cells from human embryos and fetuses in January 1999. Legal opinion from the Department of Health and Human Services; Federal funding decision; Bills on the topic of stem cell...
- Should the U.S. Government Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research? PRO.
Harkin, Tom; Frist, Bill; Skirboll, Lana; West, Michael // Congressional Digest; Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p234
Presents arguments in favor of United States government support to embryonic stem cell research. Arguments presented by two U.S. legislators, from the National Institutes of Health and from Advanced Cell Technology Inc.; Potential for the treatment of diseases; Ethics issues.
- Should the U.S. Government Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research? CON.
Brownback, Sam; Souder, Mark; Hook, Carl; Doerflinger, Richard M. // Congressional Digest; Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p234
Presents arguments against United States government support to embryonic stem cell research. Arguments presented by two U.S. legislators, from the Mayo Clinic and the National Conference of Catholic Bishops; Related issue of human cloning; Ethics issues; Clinical applications.
- Spanish watchdog sees way ahead for stem-cell research.
Bosch, Xavier // Nature; 4/22/1999, Vol. 398 Issue 6729, p645
Notes that Spain's National Commission on Assisted Reproduction supports the use of non-embryonic stem cells for research. Recommendations for the government; Commission led by Enrique Castellon; Ethical objections to reproductive cloning by nuclear transfer of somatic cells; Cloning prohibited...
- Stem cell research.
Richards, Tessa // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/09/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7274, p1427
Editorial. Discusses a scheduled parliamentary meeting in Great Britain which will deal with stem cell research using human embryos. Allowance for limited research under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act of 1990; Details on the types of medical advances which may be achieved should...
- Ethicists urge funding for extraction of embryo cells.
Wadman, Meredith // Nature; 5/27/1999, Vol. 399 Issue 6734, p292
Reports the conclusions of the United States National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) regarding federal payment for stem cell research and extraction. Controversy about the use of stem cells and their research funding; Current law on the matter; Value of the cells for research; Use of stem...
- White House cool on obtaining human embryonic stem cells.
Wadman, Meredith // Nature; 7/22/1999, Vol. 400 Issue 6742, p301
Anticipates the reaction of the administration of United States President Bill Clinton to the impending recommendation that the government should fund the derivation and research of human embryonic stem cells. Finalization of a report by the National Bioethics Advisory Commission; How the...
- Fountains of Youth.
Begley, Sharon // Newsweek; Fall/Winter2001 Special Edition, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p84
Focuses on the use of stem cells in the United States for treating diabetes, Parkinson's, heart disease, and spinal cord injury. Background on stem cell research; Response of scientists to U.S. President George W. Bush's decision to prohibit federal funding for research using any but already...
- Commons votes for human embryo stem cell research.
Mayor, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 01/06/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7277, p7
Reports that Great Britain's House of Commons has approved proposals to allow medical research with human embryonic stem cells. Greater license of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority which regulates such activities in Great Britain; Ethical arguments for and against the medical...
- Embryo cell research should continue, committee says.
Dyer, Owen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 3/2/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7336, p503
Reports that the House of Lords Select Committee on Stem Cell Research suggested that researchers should continue to have access to human embryos in Great Britain. Suggestion that the government conduct a further review towards the end of the decade to consider whether stem cell research is...
- Did the President Go Far Enough?
Begley, Sharon; Rogers, Adam; Check, Erika // Newsweek; 8/20/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p20
Describes the response of scientists to the decision of United States President George W. Bush to allow funding of research on existing stem cell lines only in summer 2001. Comment that his decision will delay advances in the research; Potential of stem cells and how they work; Concerns that...
- Promoting Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: A Comparison of Policies in the United States and the United Kingdom and Factors Encouraging Advancement.
Schechter, Jody // Texas International Law Journal; Spring2010, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p603
The article discusses the political and regulatory structures for the human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research in the U.S. and the Great Britain. It explores possible reason for the differences of the structures that affect the development of the research. In addition, the techniques of Great...
- Bush's Stem Cell Compromise: A Few Mirrors?
Schechter, Jody // Hastings Center Report; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the policy of the administration of United States President George W. Bush concerning federal funding of stem cell research. Response of the public to the policy; Aspect of the policy; Requirement of guidelines for research on human embryonic stem cells.
- In Brief.
Robertson, John; Baylis, Fran � oise; Kaebnick, Gregory // Hastings Center Report; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p6
Presents news briefs on bioethics as of March 2002. Statement issued by the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine on the use of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis to choose the gender of offspring; Guidelines issued by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for...
- Administration Position.
Bush, George W. // Congressional Digest; Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p229
Presents the address by the United States president to the nation on August 9, 2001, announcing his administration's position on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Potential of embryonic stem cells; Ethical questions; Drawing the line between protecting life while promoting research.
- Britain rushes to close legal loophole on human cloning.
Cooper, Tarquin // Christian Science Monitor; 11/23/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the efforts of lawmakers in Britain to close a legal loophole that would permit human cloning. Mention of a High Court ruling which stated that Great Britain has no laws governing the reproduction of human embryos using cloning technology; Question of how the British government can...