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WGBH Forum Network; Stem Cells: Where Will the Road Lead

05/04/2006

Stem Cells: Where Will the Road Lead? George Q. Daley, associate professor, Harvard Stem Cell Institute Dan W. Brock, professor, medical ethics, Harvard Med School Rudolf Jaenisch, professor, biology, MIT Gregory D. Curfman, executive editor, NE Journal of Medicine Few topics have touched so many areas as stem cell research. It has stirred politics, medicine, business, economics, and religion. It presents much promise: from curing or easing disease and disability, to creating jobs that can energize state economies, to providing financial windfalls for investors. It holds great potential, but is surrounded by huge ethical and legal considerations. This lecture is presented in collaboration with the Massachusetts Medical Society.


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WGBH Forum Network
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Stem Cells: Where Will the Road Lead
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3091

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Stem Cells: Where Will the Road Lead? George Q. Daley, associate professor, Harvard Stem Cell Institute Dan W. Brock, professor, medical ethics, Harvard Med School Rudolf Jaenisch, professor, biology, MIT Gregory D. Curfman, executive editor, NE Journal of Medicine

Few topics have touched so many areas as stem cell research. It has stirred politics, medicine, business, economics, and religion. It presents much promise: from curing or easing disease and disability, to creating jobs that can energize state economies, to providing financial windfalls for investors. It holds great potential, but is surrounded by huge ethical and legal considerations.

This lecture is presented in collaboration with the Massachusetts Medical Society.

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Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Stem Cells: Where Will the Road Lead,” 05/04/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C11D0F1F4E2B412CBF3B22901785456D.
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