In The News – Three Parent Embryos:

The US Institute of Medicine is currently requesting regulatory approval for 3-person IVF, so this issue is of immediate concern for Americans as well as for the Brits. Embryos will be created and destroyed during research and implementation of this technique, all in an effort to genetically engineer the prevention of a disease in those […]

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Report on remission in patients with MS 3 years after stem cell transplant

Three years after a small number of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) were treated with high-dose immunosuppressive therapy (HDIT) and then transplanted with their own hematopoietic stem cells, most of the patients sustained remission of active relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) and had improvements in neurological function, according to a study published online by JAMA Neurology. MS […]

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What is bone marrow? What does bone marrow do?

Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of the bones in the body, including the hip and thigh bones. Bone marrow contains immature cells, called stem cells. Numerous people with blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell anemia and other life-threatening diseases, rely on bone marrow or cord blood transplants to save their […]

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What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren’t just fun. They’re developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human organs. Think about it: If we […]

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The Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research is a statewide advocate for biomedical research that promotes the life, dignity and rights of every human being at each developmental stage.

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