First Patient Injected with Embryonic Stem Cell Derivatives is Identified

By David Prentice This appeared today on Dr. Prentice’s fine blog at http://www.frcblog.com/2011/04/first-patient-injected-with-embryonic-stem-cell-derivatives-is-identified/. I add a few more comments in Part Three. The first patient to be injected with derivatives of human embryonic stem cells has been identified. Timothy J. Atchison of Chatom, AL, was the first patient injected in Geron’s study, according to a …

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Ethical Stem Cell Research Continues to Advance

By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appeared on Wesley’s great blog at www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2011/04/05/ethical-stem-cell-research-continues-to-advance/ The days of embryonic stem cells as “the only hope” are long gone.  Sure scientists still talk about them as the “gold standard” and media still pound the drum, but the paint is fast peeling off that meme. Moreover, the field …

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