Stem Cell Resources on the Web

Government Sites

The National Institutes of Health Stem Cell Information Page
A complete collection of reports, regulations, administrative statements, and congressional testimony concerning stem cell research.

National Academies of Science
This non-governmental advisory group has focused considerable attention on the scientific, political, and ethical dimensions of stem cell research. This site contains numerous reports and policy recommendations.

Government Publications

"Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine"
A report authored by the Board on Life Sciences, National Research Council; and the Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, Institute of Medicine. This report follows a June 22, 2001 workshop (audio files above).

Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research
A September, 1999 National Bioethics Advisory Commission report, commissioned by former President Clinton.


Do No Harm
A national coalition of researchers, health care professionals, bioethicists, legal professionals, and others dedicated to the promotion of scientific research and health care which does no harm to human life (from Do No Harm website).
Administered by the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Bioethics, this site is a great starting point for all bioethical topics, including genomics.





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