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Expert Opinion: Stem Cell Research Loses European Patent Protection
The European Court of Justice has ruled that research involving the removal of a stem cell from a human embryo at the blastocyst stage – and therefore entailing the destruction of that embryo – cannot be patented. The ruling removes a key commercial incentive for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to back stem-cell research in Europe.
Quandary: A Hard Sell for European Scientists
A milestone case in the European Court of Justice sheds light on opposition to human embryo research.
Up Close: Stem Cell Therapy: The Hope and the Hype
Pioneering stem cell researcher Prof Martin Pera discusses where stem cell research has been and where it’s going, the therapeutic potential of stem cell technologies, and what we should and shouldn’t expect from this fast-developing research field. With host Dr Shane Huntington.