February 4, 2019

Transplanting Pig Kidneys in Humans, 3D Organ Printing and Other Futuristic Innovations to Solve the Organ Shortage

(CNBC) – Now researchers, doctors and policymakers are exploring new strategies to increase the supply of organs needed to meet demand. Among the promising pursuits: advancing stem cell research in an effort to heal damaged organ tissue; developing biofabrication techniques … Read More

January 25, 2019

Japan’s Approval of Stem-Cell Treatment for Spinal-Cord Injury Concerns Scienitsts

(Nature) – But independent researchers warn that the approval is premature. Ten specialists in stem-cell science or spinal-cord injuries, who were approached for comment by Nature and were not involved in the work or its commercialization, say that evidence that … Read More

January 21, 2019

A New Edition of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry Is Now Available

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (vol. 15, no. 3, 2018) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Strategies to Guide the Return of Genomic Research Findings: An Australian Perspective” by Lisa Eckstein and Margaret Otlowski “Medicolegal Complications of Apnoea Testing for … Read More

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