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Book Review, Behind Closed Doors: Irbs And The Making Of Ethical Research, Leslie E. Wolf Jan 2015

Book Review, Behind Closed Doors: Irbs And The Making Of Ethical Research, Leslie E. Wolf

Leslie E. Wolf

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A New Era In The Ethics Of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Bernard Lo, Patricia Zettler, Marcelle I. Cedars, E. Gates, Arnold R. Kriegstein, Michelle Oberman, Renee R. Pera, Richard M. Wagner, Mary T. Wuerth, Leslie E. Wolf, Keith R. Yamamoto Jan 2015

A New Era In The Ethics Of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Bernard Lo, Patricia Zettler, Marcelle I. Cedars, E. Gates, Arnold R. Kriegstein, Michelle Oberman, Renee R. Pera, Richard M. Wagner, Mary T. Wuerth, Leslie E. Wolf, Keith R. Yamamoto

Leslie E. Wolf

Scientific progress in human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research and increased funding make it imperative to look ahead to the ethical issues generated by the expected use of hESCs for transplantation. Several issues should be addressed now, even though phase I clinical trials of hESC transplantation are still in the future. To minimize the risk of hESC transplantation, donors of materials used to derive hESC lines will need to be recontacted to update their medical history and screening. Because of privacy concerns, such recontact needs to be discussed and agreed to at the time of donation, before new hESC lines ...