Archive for embryonic stem cells

Stem cells: The crusader

Posted in research with tags , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

“Theresa Deisher once shunned religion for science. Now, with renewed faith, she is fighting human-embryonic-stem-cell research in court …” (more)

[Meredith Wadman, Nature, 9 February]

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US rebuts plaintiffs in stem cell litigation

Posted in Legal issues, research with tags , on 5 November 2010 by Steve

“The last scheduled document was filed today before pivotal court arguments next month on the legality of US government funding for human embryonic stem cell research …” (more)

[Meredith Wadman, The Great Beyond, 4 November]

Court sets date for oral arguments in stem cell appeal

Posted in Legal issues, research with tags , on 2 November 2010 by Steve

“An appeals court in Washington, DC has set December 6th as the date it will hear oral arguments on whether US government funding of human embryonic stem cell research should remain legal …” (more)

[Meredith Wadman, The Great Beyond, 1 November]

Stem cell plaintiffs argue for return of injunction

Posted in Legal issues, research with tags , on 29 October 2010 by Steve

“The first of two court documents expected today regarding the ongoing lawsuit on the legality of federal funding of embryonic stem cell research has been filed …” (more)

[Alla Katsnelson, The Great Beyond, 28 October]

NIH supporters line up to file legal stem cell arguments

Posted in Legal issues, research with tags , on 21 October 2010 by Steve

“Some formidable friends of human embryonic stem cell research are lining up to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in a major court case challenging the agency’s ability to fund the research …” (more)

[Meredith Wadman, The Great Beyond, 20 October]

More court deadlines set in stem cell case

Posted in Legal issues, research with tags , on 7 October 2010 by Steve

“Another set of deadlines emerged yesterday from the legal drama surrounding human embryonic stem cell research, in which two adult stem cell researchers have asked the courts to declare government funding for the research illegal, because human embryos must be destroyed to produce stem cell lines …” (more)

[Meredith Wadman, The Great Beyond, 6 October]

Appeals court grants stay, stem cell funding continues for now

Posted in Legal issues, research with tags , on 29 September 2010 by Steve

“The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted a stay late this afternoon, allowing US government funding of human embryonic stem cell research to continue unimpeded while a lawsuit challenging its legality works its way through the courts …” (more)

[Meredith Wadman, The Great Beyond, 28 September]