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  • 2002
  • Article #2: D. N. Irving, "Legally valid informed consent: Individual testimony before the New Jersey State Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Cloning, Ethical and Public Policy Considerations , New Jersey State Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, Trenton, New Jersey (November 4, 2002). (lifeissues.net)
  • Food and Drug Administration, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Workshop on Evidence Based Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) (Washington, D.C. September 18, 2002), available from http://www.fda.gov/cber/minutes/art091802.pdf (accessed February 5, 2008). (lifeissues.net)
  • The unequivocal stance of "Protecting the Endangered Human," a paper authored by three leading academics and published in the American Journal of Law & Medicine, illustrates the strength of feeling that was evident at the height of the cloning debate in 2002. (infobarrel.com)
  • Our intent is to use this technology to generate stem cells to treat serious and life-threatening diseases, not to create a child," says Robert Lanza of Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) in an article in "Scientific American" (January 2002). (thenakedscientists.com)
  • In fact, perusal of animal studies tabulated by the US National Academy of Sciences (2002) reveals promising results in several animal studies, using adult cells. (zavos.org)
  • 1997
  • Council of Research, Technology, and Innovation, German Research Foundation, Cloning of Humans: Biological Foundations and Ethico-legal Assessment , (April 1997), available from http://www.dfg.de/aktuelles_presse/reden_stellungnahmen/archiv/download/klonierung_beim_menschen_97e.pdf (accessed February 5, 2008). (lifeissues.net)
  • research
  • 660 words - 3 pages Zac Braun Stem Cell Research Free Write In todays world of medicine, stem cell research is considered to be the most modern of all forthcoming forms of therapy, when in fact it is not. (valleyforward.org)
  • 2739 words - 11 pages Embryonic Stem Cell Research Almost everyone in the world knows someone who has suffered because of disease. (valleyforward.org)
  • The issue of stem cell research is politically charged, prompting biologists to begin engaging in ethical debates, Stem cell research offers great promise for understanding basic mechanisms of human development and differentiation, as well as the hope for new treatments. (valleyforward.org)
  • However, human stem cell research also raises sharp ethical and political controversies. (valleyforward.org)
  • 525 words - 3 pages Stem Cell Research Stem cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth. (valleyforward.org)
  • The goal of this research is to cure patients using their own tailor-made cells," said Daniel Perry, president of the Campaign to Advance Medical Research, a group formed to support therapeutic cloning. (religionnewsblog.com)
  • While those opposed to medical research may argue that this work could lead us closer to human reproductive cloning, it's just not the case. (religionnewsblog.com)
  • Stem-cell research is international and will be the result of a fully international effort," she told the news conference. (religionnewsblog.com)
  • Ongoing stem cell research and cloning debates in Kansas and other states highlight a new frontier in the stem cell debate: attempts to define scientific terms for political advantage. (americanprogress.org)
  • Yet in reality, it's an attempt to politically redefine terms to help opponents of stem cell research. (americanprogress.org)
  • St. Paul, MN (LifeNews.com) - With the University of Minnesota reportedly pursuing human cloning for research purposes, Gov. Tim Pawlenty this weekend signed a bill that would ban taxpayer funding of the grisly practice. (lifenews.com)
  • In recent years, advocates of embryonic stem cell research have ingenuously moved towards promoting and performing human cloning for dubious research purposes. (lifenews.com)
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  • Eventually animal research may indicate that human cloning can be accomplished with no greater risk than in vitro fertilization posed when Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby" was born in 1978. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The House rejected competing measures that would have banned cloning for reproductive purposes while allowing nonreproductive or therapeutic cloning for scientific research. (encyclopedia.com)
  • and, No one is being punished if you are not doing human Embryonic Stem Cell Research (ESCR) with tax dollars. (missourilife.org)
  • Many falsely state that Pro-lifers oppose "stem cell research" and that is false. (missourilife.org)
  • Pro-lifers oppose unethical embryonic stem cell research. (missourilife.org)
  • This bill prevents killing through abortion and prevents human cloning for the purpose of killing that human being and prevents killing of early embryos for research. (missourilife.org)
  • Coaxing a human stem cell to become a liver, for instance, will require further research. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Aside from bioethical issues, there's a lack of available human eggs for research. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Because of the ethical gray areas surrounding embryonic stem cell research, people have reacted more positively to alternative methods like the ones described above. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, Recommendation 1100 (1989):On the Use of Human Embryos and Foetuses in Scientific Research (1989), available from http://assembly.coe.int/Main.asp?link=/Documents/AdoptedText/ta89/EREC1100.htm (accessed February 5, 2008). (lifeissues.net)
  • German National Ethics Council, Cloning for Reproductive Purposes and Cloning for the Purposes of Biomedical Research (Berlin 2004), available from http://www.ethikrat.org/_english/publications/Opinion_Cloning.pdf (accessed February 5, 2008). (lifeissues.net)
  • What is embryonic stem cell research? (blogspot.com)
  • So with "therapeutic cloning" you create a human being for research but then kill him before he can be born. (blogspot.com)
  • These are all issues that need to be addressed before human cloning research can proceed. (roninpen.com)
  • Therapeutic cloning would involve cloning cells from a human for use in medicine and transplants, and is an active area of research, but is not in medical practice anywhere in the world, as of May 2019 [update] . (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009, President Barack Obama signed an executive order lifting the Bush administration's ban on federally funded stem-cell research. (infobarrel.com)
  • But federal restrictions on human embryonic stem-cell research have prompted several state governments to take matters into their own hands. (npr.org)
  • A researcher holds a box containing viles of human embryonic stem-cell cultures at a lab in La Jolla, Ca. After approving nearly $45 million for embryonic stem-cell research in February, California's stem-cell agency has authorized another $75.7 million to fund research in the field. (npr.org)
  • State governments have taken the unusual step of funding biomedical research - usually done with federal grants - because of federal political decisions to restrict funding for embryonic stem-cell research. (npr.org)
  • By action, the governor means a ballot measure approved by California voters that provides $300 million a year for stem-cell research for the next decade. (npr.org)
  • There are only going to be a few cutting-edge stem-cell research centers built around the world, whether Cambridge, England or Cambridge, Massachusetts or Connecticut, and they're all getting rooted right now," he said. (npr.org)
  • So we have gotten in the game, and we will be one of those stem-cell research centers. (npr.org)
  • Josef Pieper, a contemporary Catholic philosopher and theologian, recently wrote an amazing small book concerning the advertising and communications industries, The Abuse of Language -- Abuse of Power 5 , that is astonishingly applicable to the rhetoric found in the human cloning and human embryonic stem cell research debates today. (lifeissues.net)
  • The United States is only one of many countries playing an important role in stem cell research. (pewforum.org)
  • These countries, along with countries from other regions of the world, have greatly expanded the scope of stem cell research, creating an array of scientific advances and medical applications. (pewforum.org)
  • Below is a rundown on the laws and policies on stem cell research in various countries, as well as their significant research efforts. (pewforum.org)
  • Embryonic stem cell research, which uses cells found in three- to five-day-old human embryos to seek cures for a host of chronic diseases, has sparked a major debate in the United States. (pewforum.org)
  • A March 2009 poll report from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press finds that opinions about stem cell research have been fairly stable in recent years. (pewforum.org)
  • Quotes on stem cell research from political, religious and other prominent figures. (pewforum.org)
  • The government's most recent regulations on stem cell research, issued in 2003, came in response to international criticism that Chinese regulators were lax in their supervision and enforcement of ethical guidelines for stem cell research. (pewforum.org)
  • In 2007, the Indian government's biomedical oversight body, the Council for Medical Research, banned reproductive cloning but voted to permit therapeutic cloning. (pewforum.org)
  • Singapore has been dubbed "Asia's stem cell center," with over 40 stem cell research groups in the country. (pewforum.org)
  • South Korea 's reputation as a leader in stem cell research suffered a significant blow in 2006 when it was discovered that the country's leading biomedical researcher, Dr. Hwang Woo-suk, falsely claimed that he was the first scientist to clone human embryonic stem cells for the purpose of clinical trials. (pewforum.org)
  • Despite the scandal, the South Korean government continues to promote therapeutic cloning for stem cell research, although reproductive cloning is forbidden. (pewforum.org)
  • c) No person shall knowingly and for valuable consideration purchase, sell, transfer or otherwise obtain human embryos, gametes or cadaveric tissue for research purposes. (malegislature.gov)
  • But if your comprehension of stem-cell research doesn't go beyond that, you're not alone. (wired.com)
  • And everyone should, because stem-cell research brings up issues like where your tax money goes, who you vote for, your family's health and even your most fundamental beliefs about what makes us human. (wired.com)
  • We hope this list of frequently asked questions will serve as a foundation on which you can form your own opinions about stem-cell research. (wired.com)
  • Projects which involve research in humans, human embryonic stem cells (hESCs), animals and developing countries must strictly follow the guidelines advised by the European Commission for H2020. (dtu.dk)
  • Linvall's research has shown that the brain of a rat, after a stroke, actually produces new brain cells that travel to the damaged area. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • ACT is one of the very few private companies in the United States that kept working on stem cell research after the U.S. government dried up federal funds for the procedure. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • Development of new technologies of assisted reproduction: male fertility diagnostics in human and non We are also performing research and developing technologies. (seanhenderson.com)
  • Fact sheet published by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) about cloning (human cloning, animal cloning, therapeutic cloning, etc. (seanhenderson.com)
  • Shoukhrat Mitalipov of the University of Oregon was the first to succeed in making a human stem cell line for research into therapy development. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Romney was responding to Democrat leaders in the Legislature who had introduced a bill to promote embryonic stem cell research. (firstliberties.com)
  • The gutsy gov characterized the bill to allow the use of stem cells, including those from embryos created specifically for medical research, as 'a bit like the old bait and switch. (firstliberties.com)
  • Romney also wrote that with certain safeguards, he would permit research on stem cells taken from embryos, which would otherwise be disposed of at fertility clinics. (firstliberties.com)
  • Romney's stand has also sparked a dialogue about whether cloning for stem cell research is actually legal. (firstliberties.com)
  • The suggestion by the governor that embryonic stem cell research is illegal in Massachusetts is incorrect,' Coakley said. (firstliberties.com)
  • While the ethics and legality of human cloning are blurry, the science behind the idea is quite clear, with all research suggesting the practice is possible. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • WASHINGTON (May 5, 2009)Leading congressional advocates of using human embryos in research recently admitted that they are currently drafting legislation that would authorize the federal government to fund human cloning research. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Many people are now advocating expanded government regulation of research and clinical use of reproductive technologies. (jhu.edu)
  • As we've already covered stem cells in this series of articles (specifically, in a previous post on spindle proteins and the feasibility of human cloning ), we know stem cells aren't merely restricted to science fiction and unrealistic research grant proposals anymore. (sciencevshollywood.com)
  • Women who donate some of their eggs to stem cell research will receive half-price discounted IVF treatment - a 1,500 stipend reducing the costs of one cycle of IVF treatment from 3,000 - at the Newcastle Fertility Centre. (ivf.net)
  • implantation
  • This remains true even though the embryonic genome is not actually activated until 2-8 cells are present, at about 2-3 days… During the embryonic period proper, milestones include fertilization, activation of embryonic from extra-embryonic cells, implantation, and the appearance of the primitive streak and bilateral symmetry. (stemcellresearch.org)
  • No sperm, no implantation in a womb, and therefore no possibility of making a baby--but it does produce cells that might regrow a damaged heart or heal an injured spine. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Yet, how definitive for humans could be evidence derived from rhesus monkeys, a species differing from humans with respect to oocyte size, form of implantation, and perhaps also response to micromanipulation procedures such as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)? (zavos.org)
  • successfully
  • Laboratories around the world are in competition to be the first to successfully clone a human being and the University of Minnesota s Stem Cell Institute is believed to be pursuing human cloning as well. (lifenews.com)
  • The language to ban funding of human cloning had been successfully amended into the higher education funding bill, S.F. 2083, in both the House and Senate. (lifenews.com)
  • Although many mammalian species have been cloned successfully, cloning techniques are still primitive and thus, are prone to failure. (theroar.in)
  • Alzheimer's
  • Cloned cells could be used to create replacement tissue for diseased hearts, pancreatic cells for diabetics, treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, nerve cells for victims of spinal cord injuries, and skin cells for burn victims. (encyclopedia.com)
  • So stem cells have the potential to help those with Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, etc. (blogspot.com)
  • embryological development
  • Dr. O'Rahilly originated the international Carnegie Stages of Human Embryological Development, used for many decades now by the International Nomina Embryologica (now the Terminologica Embryologica) Committee which determines the scientifically correct terms to be used in human embryology around the world. (stemcellresearch.org)
  • organs
  • Could we clone our organs to be used in a transplant? (howstuffworks.com)
  • Xenotransplantation , or transplanting animal organs into humans, has also been examined as a potential source for organ transplants. (howstuffworks.com)
  • But if our bodies sometimes reject transplanted organs from other humans, how would they react to animal organs? (howstuffworks.com)
  • Future stem cell development for growing replacement organs may not even require cloning. (howstuffworks.com)
  • In theory, we should be able to eventually grow new organs from stem cells. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Fast-growing, unspecialized cells that can reproduce themselves and grow new organs for the body. (blogspot.com)
  • Because if you could successful introduce healthy stem cells into a patient with damaged organs, there's the potential to grow new nerves, bones, muscles, etc. (blogspot.com)
  • The tragic state of human trafficking in the world should be an indication that, if cloning ever becomes economically viable, then there is a large demand in the black market for organs and slaves. (roninpen.com)
  • They are master cells, capable of morphing into cells in the brain, muscles, or other organs, and which might be used for medical treatment. (thenakedscientists.com)
  • Besides that many of the offspring produced through cloning suffer abnormalities such as missing or deformed organs. (theroar.in)
  • diseases
  • 1712 words - 7 pages ABSTRACT Stem cells have offered much hope by promising to greatly extend the numbers and range of patients who could benefit from transplants, and to provide cell replacement therapy to treat debilitating diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease. (valleyforward.org)
  • Groups that advocate cures for specific diseases disagree - and note that human embryos are destroyed daily in fertility clinics, in abortions, and in natural miscarriages. (religionnewsblog.com)
  • The potential uses of therapeutic cloning include cures and treatments for many diseases. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Second, cloning should not continue, because the cloned creature does not have any special abilities or special characteristics, therefore it could still be affected by common illnesses and diseases. (writework.com)
  • Whether they deserve it or not, embryonic stem cells have come to represent potential salvation for many people suffering from incurable diseases. (npr.org)
  • Connecticut Gov. Jodi Rell said the goal of her state's $10 million annual funding was to find stem-cell therapies for a wide range of diseases. (npr.org)
  • 2001
  • After a heated debate about human cloning, on July 31, 2001, the U. S. House of Representatives voted 265-162 to institute a total federal ban on human cloning. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Commonwealth of Australia, The Cloning of Humans (Prohibition) Bill 2001 (Queensland 2001), available from http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/Bills/50PDF/2001/CloningB01.pdf (accessed February 5, 2008). (lifeissues.net)
  • Controversy
  • The subject of human cloning is shrouded in controversy, right from its conception. (theroar.in)
  • It states in part that the district "understands that the teaching of some scientific subjects such as biological evolution, the chemical origins of life, global warming and human cloning , can cause controversy and that some teachers may be unsure of the district's expectations concerning how they should present information on such subjects. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • identical
  • a group of identical genes, cells, or organisms derived from a single ancestor. (marymeetsdolly.com)
  • Sen. Scott Rupp (R-02) pre-filed SB84, a Reproductive Health Denial bill identical to the last versions of HB1541 and SB657 from 2012, which expands the existing medical refusal language currently in MO law. (ppaction.org)
  • Faced with the inconvenient but irrefutable argument that "God approves of human cloning because He created identical twins," an alternative defense holds that "man does not have the right to assume God's responsibilities. (infobarrel.com)
  • Two studies from 2005 and 2008, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Journal of Human Genetics, respectively, concluded that monozygotic, or identical, twins display not only developmental differences but also underlying variations in genetic structure. (infobarrel.com)
  • Reproductive cloning promises to give the rearing parents the kind of preferences never before possible in a baby, a baby identical genetically to a progenitor chosen by them, either one member of the couple or some one of their choice. (hubpages.com)