Embryonic stem cell-based therapeutics: balancing scientific progress and bioethics.
Health matrix (Cleveland, Ohio : 1991) 2010; 20(1): 203-17
The breakneck speed of scientific developments in embryonic stem (ES) cell technologies is, commensurately, ushering forth new bioethical debate(s) regarding these cells. A framework of bioethical principles is presented here to guide biomedical scientists and others engaged in improving human welfare through the application of ES cell-based therapies.
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Allowing innovative stem cell-based therapies outside of clinical trials: ethical and policy challenges. Hyun, Insoo (2010-06)This paper discusses exceptional circumstances under which patients outside of clinical trials are likely to receive innovative stem cell-based interventions. These circumstances involve: (1) stem cell interventions not ...