TITLE

The Politics of Stem Cells

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Christianity Today;Nov2004, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews C. Christopher Hook, director of ethics education for the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, about the debate among scientists and politicians over stem cells in the U.S. Therapeutic benefits of adult stem cells; Effectiveness of adult stem-cell therapies; Reason of scientists for opposing the stem-cells research.
ACCESSION #
14829428

 

Related Articles

  • Science and ethics must not be separated. Copland, Paul // Nature;9/11/2003, Vol. 425 Issue 6954, p121 

    Comments on the article previously published in the 'Nature' journal about ethics and science. Requirement to be consistent and empirically justified in interpreting the actions of scientists; Reactions of non-specialist observers to complex ethical problems raised by embryonic stem cell...

  • Moving Beyond Embryonic Stem Cells: Encouragement on the Horizon.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;7/14/2011, p230 

    The article offers information on the therapeutic use of induced pluripotent cells or iPS cells. C. Christopher Hook, an author in the July 2011 issue of the journal "Mayo Clinic Proceedings," states that iPS cells may make embryonic stem cells unnecessary in therapies due to its advantage and...

  • It's Not About Stem Cells.  // Christianity Today;Oct2004, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p27 

    Deals with issues concerning embryonic stem cell research in the U.S. Concerns on the moral and religious aspects of stem cell research; Implications of stem cell research on medicine; Sources of stem cells according to hematologist C. Christopher Hook.

  • Toward a Better Bioethics. Robert, Jason // Science & Engineering Ethics;Sep2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p283 

    It has been argued that bioethicists too often tend to represent the interests of scientists and not of the broader polity. Indeed, bioethicists seem predisposed to discard the voices and viewpoints of all but the cognoscenti. Focusing particularly on human pluripotent stem cell research, this...

  • How Cancer's Seeds Prepare the Soil. Breindl, Anette // BioWorld Today;12/12/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 238, Special section p1 

    The article presents information on several studies on translational therapeutics as of December 12, 2011. A mechanism that cancer stem cells utilize to expend when they initially colonize distant sites during metastasis has been identified by researchers from the Swiss Ecole Polytechnique...

  • Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: What's Wrong with It? Oderberg, David S. // Human Life Review;Fall2005, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p21 

    The article discusses the personal character and competence of scientists involved in human embryonic stem cell (HESC) research. Studies show that many scientists and bioethicists thought that the basic job for a stem cell researcher is to get on with their research and leave its implications to...

  • Reprogramming Skin Cells Can Create Stem Cells 'From Scratch.'. Breindl, Anette // BioWorld Today;6/7/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 110, p1 

    This article reports on research papers published in "Nature" and "Cell Stem Cell" magazines regarding the use of reprogrammed fibroblasts or skin cells as an alternative to embryonic stem cells for therapeutic cloning. The research papers were conducted by scientists from Kyoto University and...

  • Stemming the tide of uncertainty. Payne, Steve // Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);2/12/2014, p28 

    The article reports on a scientific discovery in January 2014 in which scientists in Japan were able to convert blood cells in stem cells by submerging them in acid, marking a potential use in stem cell therapy in humans.

  • UK OKs Hybrid Cells. Houlton, Sarah // Pharmaceutical Executive;Jul2007, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p22 

    The article reports that British government has decided to allow scientists to create human-animal hybrid embryos for stem cell research under the draft of the Human Tissue and Embryos bill, a provision that allows scientists to seek an exception for some research. The bill states that resulting...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics