February 28, 2018

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Stem Cells Are Revealing New Secrets about Mental Illness

(Scientific American) – But last year San Diego–based researchers uncovered new details about how lithium may alter moods, thanks to an approach recently championed by a small number of scientists studying mental illness: The San Diego team used established lab … Read More

February 27, 2018

Researchers Use Human Neural Stem Cell Grafts to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries in Monkeys

(Eurekalert) – Led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, a diverse team of neuroscientists and surgeons successfully grafted human neural progenitor cells into rhesus monkeys with spinal cord injuries. The grafts not only survived, but … Read More

February 27, 2018

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 44, no. 1, 2018) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Ebola Clinical Trials: A Precedent for Research Ethics in Disasters” by Philippe Calain “Ethics Consultation in Paediatric and Adult Emergency Departments: An Assessment … Read More

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