SCBE In The News
California could shatter Bush's national stem cell stance
This Agence France Presse article discusses how Proposition 71, the state ballot initiative that would provide $3 billion in funding for stem cell research over 10 years, could affect President Bush's stance on embryonic stem cell research. Paul Berg, the Robert W. and Vivian K. Cahill Professor of Cancer Research, and David Magnus are quoted. A similar article was prepared by Metro; this one references Irving Weissman, the Karel and Avice Beekhuis Professor of Cancer Biology, and Ernle Young, professor of medicine, emeritus.
Los Angeles Times
Asking patients to help shoulder malpractice costs
To combat rising malpractice insurance bills, some doctors are requiring that patients chip in to cover their costs. Clarence Braddock provides comment.
Web pact for kidney draws fire
David Magnus is quoted in this article about how members of the medical community are outraged over a kidney transplant performed in Denver that involved the use of a for-profit web site to arrange a donation.
David Magnus discussed a kidney transplant performed in Denver that involved the use of a for-profit web site to arrange a donation.
David Magnus appeared on the show called The Conversation, and discussed "therapeutic forgetting" during the segment.
Cholesterol guidelines become a morality play about conflict of interest in medicine
Government cholesterol guidelines may be tainted by doctors' industry ties. Mildred Cho is quoted in this Associated Press article, which also appears in the Salinas Californian.
Leesville Daily Reader
Cholesterol Guidelines Become Morality Play
Government cholesterol guidelines may be tainted by doctors' industry ties. Mildred Cho is quoted in this Associated Press article which also appears in the Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas), Austin American-Statesman (Austin, Texas), Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas), Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas), Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, San Angelo Standard-Times (San Angelo, Texas), San Antonio Express-News (San Antonio, Texas), Waterbury Republican-American (Waterbury, Conn.), and the Wichita Falls Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas).
Former S.F. mayor Willie Brown hosted a national symposium on stem cell research yesterday. Helen Blau, the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Professor of Pharmacology, was featured in this segment. A similar segment aired on KNTV-TV; this one featured Hank Greely.
Los Altos Town Crier
Ethics of stem cell research topic of forums
Hank Greely will discuss the ethical issues surrounding stem cell research at a forum on October 17, 2004
Genentech gets served
Biotech company Genentech has received a subpoena requesting marketing materials for its cancer drug Rituxan. Hank Greely is quoted in this article.