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S. Korea Set To Allow Resumption Of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

South Korean Health Ministry and biotech industry officials reportedly have agreed to resume allowing stem cell research using cloned embryonic cells. They agreed the National Bioethics Committee would allow such research as early as April. The panel had delayed that decision earlier because a hospital that wanted to do similar research had not resolved controversial ethics issues. South Korea banned such research three years ago when it was revealed groundbreaking studies in the area had been fabricated. (Click here for more



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