Wednesday, January 24, 2007


Harvard Scientists Say White House Distorted Their Research On Stem Cells

`We are surprised to see our work on reprogramming adult stem cells used to support arguments that research involving human embryonic stem cells is unnecessary. On the contrary, we assert that human embryonic stem cells hold great promise to find new treatments and cures for diseases. …

The work that we performed and that was cited in the White House policy report is precisely the type of research that is currently being harmed by the President’s arbitrary limitation on federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research. …

We feel that the President’s restrictive policy has directly impeded research that provides a hope for cures for millions of Americans. …’

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