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Embryo research and alternatives


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United States: first genetically modified human embryos

21 August 2017

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland has just announced the genetic editing of "a large number of human embryos at the single-cell...

iPS cells: the next Japanese clinical trial to treat severe heart disease

21 August 2017

In Japan, a project led by Professor Yoshiki Sawa and colleagues at Osaka University, is aiming to use iPS cells in a clinical trial involving three patients...

Stem cells: experts in 15 countries call for stricter international regulations

13 July 2017

Medical and legal experts in 15 countries are calling for stricter regulations to prevent vulnerable patients from continuing potentially fatal experimental...

Germany: stem cell research "progresses"

07 July 2017

Research into human embryo stem cells has been authorised in Germany since 2002 (see Germany and embryo stem cells; Germany: "yes" to the importation...


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