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US academy calls for new bodies to oversee stem cell research

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7498.982-a (Published 28 April 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:982
  1. Charles Marwick
  1. Washington, DC

    The US National Academy of Sciences has published guidelines to advance the science of stem cell research “in a responsible manner.”

    The report calls for each US institution conducting stem cell research to establish a committee on embryonic stem cell research that would oversee all the issues relating to the derivation and use of stem cell lines. Such heightened oversight is essential, the report says, to assure the public that research is …

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