Regulating the collection and use of fetal stem cells

Kent, Julie; Pfeffer, Naomi
April 2006
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/15/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7546, p866
Academic Journal
The article considers how the regulation of the collection and the use of fetal stem cells isn't very definite in Great Britain. Even though the government and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is committed to oversee a strict yet permissive regulatory framework, it only regulates the use of embryos created in vitro. The collection and use of aborted fetuses has been governed by the Polkinghorne guidelines and the British Human tissue Act 2004.


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