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Motoneurons from Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Present Status and Future Strategies for their Use in Regenerative Medicine

K. S Sidhu

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Human embryonic stem cells are pluripotent and can produce the entire range of major somatic cell lineage of the central nervous system and thus form an important source for cell-based therapy of ... More


Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Sheldon Krimsky

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

“Stem cells” have become linked with both new frontiers in medical science and political and ethical controversy. The field, along with the emerging area of regenerative medicine, is creating the ... More


Patenting Human Embryonic Stem Cells is Immoral and Illegal (In Europe)

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This dialogue provides a fictional account of a panel discussion held at the Royal Society headquarters in London, about the international ramifications of the ruling by the Court of Justice of the ... More


The President’s Stem Cells

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this dialogue, Bernard Stein, M.D., and Dr. Rebecca Franklin are having a conversation about President George W. Bush's policies on human embryonic stem cells. Stein is an ethics advisor to Bush, ... More


Creating Good from Immoral Acts

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this dialogue, Dr. Rebecca Franklin and German scientist Gordon Baum discuss the politics and ethics of stem cells. Franklin is interested in how German scientists view their responsibility to the ... More


Epilogue

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This book has explored the science and ethics behind stem cells, as well as the excitement and optimism within the scientific community about the role stem cells would someday play in treating human ... More


The Dickey-Wicker Enigma

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This dialogue provides a fictional account of the arguments heard before the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia regarding Sherley v. Sebelius—a challenge to ... More


Between Church and State: Stem Cells, Embryos, and Citizens in Italian Politics

Ingrid Metzler

in Reframing Rights: Bioconstitutionalism in the Genetic Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015950
eISBN:
9780262298667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015950.003.0054
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter analyzes the politics of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research in Italy. It demonstrates how political abstinence reinforced the position of a church whose injunctions of sexual ... More


Feminism and the Commercialization of Human Eggs/Embryos

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this dialogue, Dr. Rebecca Franklin and fellow feminist, twenty-five-year-old activist Jenny Gunderson, discuss the ways in which women relate to the moral status of human embryos. The feminist ... More


Using Human Embryos for Biomedical Research

F.M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines moral issues associated with human embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. Critics claim that the benefits of ESC research must be forgone because destroying embryos shows ... More


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