SCBE In The News
Chicago Public Radio, 06/12/09
--A doctor from Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago is using adult stem cells to "reboot" the immune system.
Christopher Scott, director of the Stanford Program on Stem Cells in Society at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, was featured during this segment.
This segment discussed transplants and how patients are evaluated for the lists. David Magnus, director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, was interviewed.
This segment discussed how celebrities often use 'concierge doctors.' Clarence Braddock, associate professor of medicine and director of clinical ethics at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, was featured.
Washington Post, 06/30/09
--Some samples are stored and used for research without parents’ consent
Hospitals collect a few drops of blood of more than 4 million babies born each year in the United States under programs requiring newborns to be screened for dozens of genetic disorders. The storage and use of the blood is raising questions, including whether states should be required to get parents’ consent before keeping the samples long-term or making them available to scientists. Hank Greely, with the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, is quoted in this article.
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