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Where the Virtual Becomes Visceral

Priscilla Song

in Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter follows the journey of people living with paralysis and neurodegenerative conditions as they undergo fetal cell transplantation in China. It provides ethnographic insight on how these ... More


Seeking Truth from Facts

Priscilla Song

in Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on how Dr. Huang and his staff have contested international biomedical research protocols and devised new methods to assess the effectiveness of their experimental human ... More


Introduction

Priscilla Song

in Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an ethnographic account of biomedical odysseys of people who have entrusted their bodies to Chinese ... More


i-Witnessing

Priscilla Song

in Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

As Dr. Huang and the New Century staff members were busy devising new methods to document the effects of their experimental human olfactory ensheathing glial cell transplantation surgery, patients ... More


Biomedical Odysseys: Fetal Cell Experiments from Cyberspace to China

Priscilla Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174778
eISBN:
9781400885282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174778.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Thousands of people from more than eighty countries have traveled to China since 2001 to undergo fetal cell transplantation. Galvanized by the potential of stem and fetal cells to regenerate damaged ... More


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