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Week 9 (Lectures 17 and 18) – Summary Lecture Definitions MCD Bio 50 – Spring 2009 K.Carameli, TA Lecture 17: International Policy (cont.) We re-reviewed the history of these countries. Know their hESC policy viewpoint (current and historical) and any major policy acts (what was the act about?) Example: 1. Germany a. Variable hESC history – was Restrictive, now Compromise i. 1990 Embryo Protection Act – bans use of human embryos in research ii. 1999 – hESC research not to be funded iii. 2002 – Stem Cell Act allows import of hESC lines created before 1/1/02 iv. 2008 – Parliament set new existing line date of 5/1/07 2. Canada a. Viewpoint:_______________ i. 2004 Assisted Human Reproduction Act ii. 2007 Stem Cell Oversight Committee 3. United Kingdom a. Viewpoint:________________ i. 1984 Warnock Report 1. What London event prompted this report? ii.
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Unformatted text preview: iii. 2001 Amend Human Fertilization & Embryology Act 1. What U.S. event prompted this act? Lectures 17 and 18: U.S. Federal and State Policy Understand the history of U.S. policy on embryo and hESC research: Clinton, Bush, and Obama. i. Begin with 1975: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW) ii. Other key acts: 1. 1993: NIH Revitalization Act – Clinton 2. 2001: Bush directive 3. 2009: Obama Executive Order iii. Understand that U.S. hESC policy has been about federal funding, not about federal legislative statutes/laws. U.S. State Policy • Understand that states vary widely in their hESC policy and research. o Which states prohibit hESC research? o What was the first U.S. state to fund hESC research and when? Key Terms: Bayh-Dole Act (1980) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) California: Proposition 71...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course MCD BIO 269151201 taught by Professor Christianmyer during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.

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