Stem cell foundation greeted by cautious optimismBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7523.982-b (Published 27 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:982
- Norra MacReady
- Los Angeles
The establishment of the World Stem Cell Foundation, announced earlier this month by Woo Suk Hwang of Seoul National University, is being greeted as a step forward in the contentious area of stem cell research.
Professor Hwang is considered the leading expert in somatic cell nuclear transfer, or therapeutic cloning. His was the first laboratory to clone a dog, an Afghan hound named Snuppy …