Stem Cell Research Efforts Limited by Egg Shortage
California's stem cell research efforts are limited by regulations that prohibit paying women to become egg donors. Meanwhile, Robert Klein, chair of the state stem cell institute's oversight board, said that California voters likely will get a chance to extend taxpayer funding of stem cell research beyond the $3 billion that already has been committed. An editorial calls for reforming the institute. San Diego Union-Tribune, Sacramento Bee.
- "Stem Cell Efforts Hit State Roadblock" (Somers, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11/23).
- "Another Vote Possible on Stem Cell Funding" (Somers, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11/21).
- "Editorial: Stem Cell Institute in a Harsh Spotlight" (Sacramento Bee, 11/24).