Stem cells

Barack Obama on stem cell research

By |2019-03-12T18:33:04-04:00November 10th, 2008|Blog|

From Agence France-Presse: Barack Obama holds his first post-election meeting with President George W. Bush Monday even as aides said he would reverse current White House policy on oil drilling and stem cell research. [...] But as both incoming Democrats and outgoing Republicans struck a tone of civility, Obama's transition chief signaled that the president-elect could wipe away some hallmarks [...]

Stem Cell Research in Michigan? Yes we can!

By |2019-03-15T15:15:56-04:00November 6th, 2008|Blog|

On November 4, Michigan voters enacted a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research in their state. The amendment allows the use of human embryos for research in Michigan so long as the embryos: (1) were created for fertility treatment; (2) are in excess of those required for implantation; (3) are not suitable for implantation; (4) [...]