Harvesting Embryonic Stem Cells from Deceased Human Embryos

Maureen L. Condic, an associate professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the University of Utah, and Edward J. Furton, Ph.D., an ethicist and the director of publications at The National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have written this very useful article on the derivation of embryonic stem cells from dead embryos. Their article can be found here.

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Professor of Biochemistry at Spring Arbor University (SAU) in Spring Arbor, MI. Have been at SAU since 1999. Author of The Stem Cell Epistles. Before that I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA (1997-1999), and Sussex University, Falmer, UK (1994-1997). I studied Cell and Developmental Biology at UC Irvine (PhD 1994), and Microbiology at UC Davis (MA 1986, BS 1984).