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Bioethics and the Future of Stem Cell Research

Bioethics and the Future of Stem Cell Research (Paperback)

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Despite years of heated social controversy over the use of human embryos in embryonic stem cell research, the caravan of stem cell science continues to proceed at an unrelenting pace all around the world. Bioethics and the Future of Stem Cell Research urges readers to look beyond the embryo debate to a much wider array of ethical issues in basic stem cell science and clinical translational research, including research involving adult and induced pluripotent stem cells. Insoo Hyun offers valuable insights into complex ethical issues ranging from pre-clinical animal studies to clinical trials and stem cell tourism, all presented through a unique blend of philosophy, literature and the history of science, as well as with Dr Hyun's extensive practical experiences in international stem cell policy formation. This thoughtful book is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the science of stem cells and the practical and philosophical elements of research ethics.

Insoo Hyun is Associate Professor of Bioethics and Philosophy at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is an internationally recognized authority on stem cell research ethics. He has advised governmental scientific bodies in the United States, Australia, Argentina, Norway, China, Singapore and South Korea on matters relating to the regulation of basic and translational stem cell research. In 2005, Dr Hyun was awarded a Fulbright Research Award by the U.S. Department of State to study the ethical, legal and cultural dynamics of human research cloning in South Korea. In 2006, he chaired the Subcommittee on Human Biological Materials Procurement for the International Embryonic Stem Cell Guidelines Task Force, a multinational, multidisciplinary working group for the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). In 2007, he served as Co-Chairperson of the ISSCR Task Force on International Guidelines for the Clinical Translation of Stem Cells. He is also the past Chairperson of the ISSCR's Ethics and Public Policy Committee. His bioethics articles have appeared in Science, Nature, Cell Stem Cell, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Hastings Center Report and the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, among many other publications.

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