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S. Korea’s Disgraced Stem Cell Scientist Denied Return To Research

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

South Korea again has denied disgraced stem cell-cloning scientist Hwang Woo-suk authorization to return to his research. Hwang was banned by the government two years ago after it was revealed he had falsified groundbreaking research that had gained the world's attention. Hwang has been on trial since 2006, charged with fraud and violations of South Korean laws covering bioethics. In addition to the government action, Seoul National University where he conducted his research also dismissed him. (Click here for more



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