Giulio Cossu: The experience of the Italian referendum on stem cells

Stem Cells and Public Opinion Giulio Cossu (Director, Stem Cell Research Institute Dibit, H. San Raffaele) “The experience of the Italian referendum on stem cells�? It is now approximately one year since a heated and convulse campaign on the referendum started to reach a peak of animosity and verbal violence few days before the selected

Mino Vianello: Le diverse libertà di ricerca

Mino Vianello Facolta’ di Statistica, ” La Sapienza” Descartes Prize E’ naturale, visto il contesto in cui nasce – contesto non solo italiano, anche se in Italia particolarmente scottante dopo l’introduzione d’una legge sulla fecondazione assistita che tocca direttamente il tema della sperimentazione con le cellule staminali embrionali – e’ naturale, dicevo, che quasi implicitamente

Daniel Perry: Regenerative Medicine Under Attack in America: How Scientists and Patients Are Responding

Speaker/Position/Organization Daniel Perry, Past President (2004-2005) and Current Vice President,Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR), USA – Executive Director Alliance for Aging Research Washington, DC Session: Stem Cell Science and Policies (Part I) Friday, Feb. 17, 8:30 AM Title: “Regenerative Medicine Under Attack in America: How Scientists and Patients Are Responding�? Regenerative medicine

Miodrag Stojkovic: Progress in nuclear transfer technique and embryonic stem cell biology: too fast, too scary?

Lecturer/Position/Organization: Prof. Miodrag Stojkovic, Deputy Director, Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Genetics, University of Newcastle, UK; Deputy Director Principe Felipe Centre, Valencia, Spain Session/Theme: Stem Cells Science and Policies Title of the presentation: Progress in nuclear transfer technique and embryonic stem cell biology: too fast, too scary? Nuclear transfer (NT) technique requires the