Stem Cell Ban Lifted

by jeeg 12. September 2010 21:24
A federal appeals court here ruled Thursday that federal financing of embryonic stem cell research could continue while the court considers a judge’s order last month that banned the government from underwriting the work. The ruling by the United States Court of Appeals could save... [More]

Stem Cell Debate

by jeeg 10. September 2010 23:15
LAST MONTH, Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an injunction barring the federal government from funding research on embryonic stem cells. The judge cited the Dickey-Wicker amendment, which puts off-limits federal dollars for work "in whi... [More]

Group Asks for Stay of Stem Cell Injunction

by jeeg 6. September 2010 16:54
A stem cell research advocacy group consisting of nearly 100 universities, scientific societies, patient organizations and foundations has filed a court document explaining why Judge Royce Lamberth, who last month issued an injunction against federal funding of human embryonic stem cell resear... [More]

Stem Cell Ruling to Be Appealed

by jeeg 29. August 2010 06:38
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it would appeal a court ruling challenging the legality of President Obama’s rules governing human embryonic stem cell research, as the head of the National Institutes of Health said the decision would most likely force the ... [More]

Stanford stem cell scientist leads effort to prevent fraudulent treatment

by jeeg 2. July 2010 02:34
Leading stem cell researchers from institutions around the world are issuing warnings about unproven stem cell therapies being marketed on the Internet and have launched a website to educate and protect patients seeking such treatments. Often conducted outside of the United States, most of the... [More]

U.S. appeals court reinstates stem cell suit

by jeeg 27. June 2010 06:14
The unusual suit against the National Institutes of Health, backed by some Christian groups opposed to embryo research, argued that the NIH policy takes funds from researchers seeking to work with adult stem cells. It also argues that new Obama administration guidelines on stem cell researc... [More]
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