States Moving Forward on Stem Cell Research Efforts
NPR's "Talk of the Nation" on Friday in the second hour of the program included a discussion about stem cell research in California, Massachusetts and other states.
Guests on the program included:
- George Daley, an associate professor at Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute;
- Rudolf Jaenisch, a founding member of the Whitehead Institute and a professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
- Douglas Melton, an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and co-director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute; and
- Michael Sandel; an author and a professor of government at Harvard University.
In the segment, the guests discussed medical advances in stem cell therapy, public opinion of stem cell research and federal policy on embryonic stem cell research, among other topics (Flatow, "Talk of the Nation," NPR, 4/27).
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