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Stem Cell Research: Home

A guide to scientific, governmental, commercial, ethical and political resources pertaining to Stem Cell research.



The use of Stem Cells in medical research is one of the most discussed developments of recent years. Stem cells are able to replicate themselves and replicate just about any specialized type of cell. This research might lead to cures for a variety of medical conditions. Remedies developed using stem cells have enormous business potential. However, the use of stem cells from human embryos has made this line of research controversial on ethical and religious grounds. The Guide pages linked below offer clues on how to do research on the various aspects of this topic.

Be advised that the LibGuide pages vary in style and focus as they are contributed by Librarians with special subject expertise.

Editors for the Stem Cell Research Guide are:  


Ethical and Religious Issues:  Tom Izbicki

Government Action - Legislation and Regulation :    Mary Fetzer

Science and Medicine:   Helen Hoffman

Stem Cells and Media:   Myoung Wilson

Subject Guide

Manuel Jusino