bioethics folders

Embryo research and alternatives


Bioethics press synthesis

"In the future, all diseases could potentially be treated with iPs cells"

19 June 2017

Masayo Takahashi, Professor at the Riken Public Institute and  "an international pioneer in clinical trials based on iPS stem cells[1]", has...

A safer method for creating induced pluripotent stem cells

12 June 2017

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) are  "extremely promising for regenerative medicine, personal medicine and discovering new medicines". However,...

China: the first clinical trials using human embryo stem cells

12 June 2017

A team of scientists at Zhengzhou University are preparing to initiate the first Chinese clinical trial using human embryo stem cells in an attempt to treat...

Human embryo stem cells and ARMD: the Israeli trial continues

30 May 2017

The use of human embryo stem cells in an attempt to treat age-related macular degeneration: scientists at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem embarked on a clinical...


Subscription to the newsletters