Final exam notes- international stem cell research policies- compare contrast

Final exam notes- international stem cell research policies- compare contrast

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International Policies on hESC and Human Embryo research Norway Austria Policy Legislatn Changes LAW Reproductive Medicine Act Restrictive (94-2007) Moderate: Jan 2007 restrictive, but… vague no legislation on hESC rsrch Biotech Act 1994 in response to spare IVF embryos Reproductive Medicn Act ('92) originally to regulate IVF "no rsrch on cells capable of developmt" No law on hESC already derived Only prohibit human embryo destructn Import hESC??? Biotech update 2003: More restrictive No rsrch on SCNT, imported lines 1st time specify hESC rsrch Other Guideline (not law) Chancellor's Bioethics Commission 2003 Report on SC's 1. Compromise 2. Restrictive No legislation…. Legislatn v. Funding
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Historical Impacts 1st Biotech Act- IVF 2003 Update- hESC isolated 2007- Closer to clinical trials Gov want 2 keep biotech companies in country- W. Europe depend on tech
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Germany Canada Restrictive (Embryo Protectn Act 1990) Compromise : jan 1, 01 (Bioethics commssn proposed Stem Cell Act, pass 2002)
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  • Spring '09
  • ChristianMyer
  • Embryo, human embryos, IVF embryos, Embryo Protectn Act, surplus IVF embryos, Human Embryo research

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