Tag Archives: Embryonic stem cell
By Ben Comer | Published: August 29, 2012
Last Friday, an appellate court upheld an earlier judgment allowing government to fund embryonic stem cell research for the development of new therapies. Biotechs and advocacy groups cheered the decision but uncertainty remains, in large part due to the possibility of a Romney administration in the White House.
By Jill Wechsler | Published: July 22, 2009
Image by Getty Images via Daylife No one was surprised last month when the White House nominated world-famous geneticist Francis Collins for the top job at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The driving force behind NIHâ€™s Human Genome Project for 15 years, Collins is experienced in managing large research projects and big budgets and […]