TITLE

FUNDING STEM CELL RESEARCH: THE CONVERGENCE OF SCIENCE, RELIGION & POLITICS IN THE FORMATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY

AUTHOR(S)
Fallone, Edward A.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Marquette Elder's Advisor;Spring2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the intersection of religion, science and politics in the formation of public health policy in the U.S. when it comes to the funding of medical research using stem cells. It reviews the science of stem cell research and examines religious and ethical viewpoints associated with stem cell research. It also discusses the current funding landscape for stem cell research and interest group litigation that aims to exert influence on federal state funding policies.
ACCESSION #
63492142

 

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