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  • 2017
  • On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the Texas Committee of Health and Human Services held a hearing regarding Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB 8). (lozierinstitute.org)
  • Ethics
  • This page lists the complete archival collections held by the Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics . (georgetown.edu)
  • Editor's Note: Paige Cunningham, Executive Director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity submitted the following testimony on March 2, 2016 to the SELECT INVESTIGATIVE PANEL OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE U. S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES regarding the ethics of fetal tissue use in research. (cbhd.org)
  • donor
  • So far, the donor tissue for the most promising treatment schedules became available through legally induced abortions. (umn.edu)
  • National Instit
  • In a recent five-year period (2010-2014), only 0.2% of grants funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and only 0.01% of the clinical trials use fetal tissue. (lozierinstitute.org)
  • The National Institutes of Health spent $76 million on human fetal tissue research in fiscal 2014. (ktar.com)
  • This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the National Institutes of Health evaluated a novel in situ hybridization approach and applied it to study splice variants related to schizophrenia. (genomeweb.com)
  • CNSNews.com) - A multimillion-dollar contract that the National Institutes of Health has with the University of California, San Francisco, which pays UCSF to make "humanized mice" with tissue taken from aborted babies, will expire on Wednesday, Dec. 5, unless the NIH exercises an option to extend it. (cnsnews.com)
  • involves
  • It is "morally impermissible to engage in any research, for any purpose, that involves the destruction of human beings at any stage of their lives, including the embryonic stage, or in any condition, however weak or dependent. (cbhd.org)
  • Like the now-terminated FDA contract with ABR, the NIH contract with UCSF involves transplanting human fetal tissue into mice. (cnsnews.com)
  • Protection of Human Subjects
  • In the early history of bioethics, the Executive Branch's Department of Health, Education and Welfare established the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. (georgetown.edu)
  • This congressionally mandated group was formed in 1978, succeeding the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. (georgetown.edu)
  • Molecular
  • I am a Molecular and Cell Biologist with over 15 years of experience in research and healthcare related to childhood disease. (lozierinstitute.org)
  • Jones holds a undergraduate degree in microbiology and molecular biology from the National University of Ireland and a PhD from Cancer Research UK. (genomeweb.com)
  • While next-generation sequencing (NGS) has driven recent advances in precision oncology research, it often falls short when identifying the molecular mechanisms underlying many malignancies. (genomeweb.com)
  • diseases
  • If, moreover, transplantation were to become a standard therapy for certain common diseases, this could create a great demand for human fetuses or embryos, with the chance that they would then be debased to organ or tissue sources. (umn.edu)
  • The use of fetal tissue in medical research has been an instrumental component of our attempts to understand, treat, and cure a number of conditions and diseases that affect millions of Americans. (kwwl.com)
  • Fetal tissue research has made major contributions to our understanding of biology and the development of new medical technologies, including vaccines for many diseases that have saved millions of lives. (isscr.org)
  • acquire
  • It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly acquire, receive, or otherwise transfer any human fetal tissue for valuable consideration if the transfer affects interstate commerce. (nih.gov)
  • The government's official " presolicitation notice " for that FDA contract said: "The objective is to acquire Tissue for Humanized Mice. (cnsnews.com)
  • support
  • In order to support applications for human embryonal or fetal neuro-transplantation studies of NECTAR member groups to local or national medico-ethical committees and to stimulate the gaol of reaching an European legislation on this issue, the guidelines are presently justified in extensive explanatory notes. (umn.edu)
  • review
  • The IRB will obtain input from the Fetal Tissue Research (FTR) committee as part of the IRB review process. (umn.edu)
  • Finally, HHS is continuing to review whether adequate alternatives exist to the use of human fetal tissue in HHS funded research and will ensure that efforts to develop such alternatives are funded and accelerated," said the HHS statement. (cnsnews.com)
  • applications
  • Several bioinformatics companies who signed on to Illumina 's BaseSpace program released their applications for the cloud infrastructure this week at the American Society of Human Genetics conference. (genomeweb.com)
  • material
  • b) If information associated with material described in paragraph (a) of this section is recorded for research purposes in a manner that living individuals can be identified, directly or through identifiers linked to those individuals, those individuals are research subjects and all pertinent subparts of this part are applicable. (nih.gov)
  • bioethics
  • The Center is a Christian bioethics research center at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. (cbhd.org)