NIH places moratorium on human-animal chimera development

From our student Amanda Hazy – a blog post for the class. In late September, NIH declared a funding moratorium on research working toward creation of human-animal chimeras. Recent research in this field has attempted to use animals to generate human organs for transplantation by injecting early animal embryos with human stem cells to direct […]

Medical Tourism Presentation Week

We witnessed a terrific set of case studies about medical tourism for different procedures this week. Among the topics, we heard student presentations about BIID amputations, Swiss rejuvenation clinics, ips cells for macular regeneration in Japan, stem cell therapies in Russia, three-parent IVF with mt-DNA in the UK, gene therapies in China, kidney transplant in […]