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    • Values in Conflict: Public Attitudes on Embryonic Stem Cell Research 

      Hudson K; Faden, R.; Scott, J. (Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005-10)
      Stem cells are unique among human cells in that they possess the uncanny ability to develop into virtually any other cell of the body, offering a hypothetical tool kit for repairing diseased hearts, mending broken spinal ...
    • Cloning: A Policy Analysis 

      Javitt G, Suthers K; Hudson K (Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005)
      Cloning is a scientific term used to describe the process of genetic duplication. Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) is the cloning technique that has drawn attention in recent years. This technique, in which the nucleus ...
    • Human Germline Genetic Modification: Issues and Options for Policymakers 

      Baruch, S.; Pritchard, D.; Javitt, G.; Scott, J.; Borchelt, R.; Kalfoglou, A.; Hudson, K. (Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005)
      Germline genetic modification is possible in animals, but not yet in humans. If certain technical obstacles were overcome, human germline genetic modification (HGGM) could allow human beings to create permanent heritable ...
    • Public Health at Risk: Failures in Oversight of Genetic Testing Laboratories 

      Javitt, G; Hudson, K (Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2006-09)
      The Human Genome Project unleashed a torrent of information about the human genome and the role of genetic variation in human health. As a result, genetic testing is now among the fastest growing areas of laboratory medicine. ...
    • The Genetic Town Hall: Making Every Voice Count 

      Unknown author (GENETICS & PUBLIC POLICY CENTER, 2004)
      In six American cities during the summer of 2004, a unique information exchange took place. From students to seniors, from medical professionals to people with disabilities, from the homeless to the well-to-do, people ...