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Why the Moratorium on Human-Animal Chimera Research Should Not Be Lifted?

May 30, 2017


An article published in the Linacre Quarterly, the Catholic Medical Association Journal, highlights the unethical issues surrounding the National Institute of Health (NIH) decision to lift the moratorium on creating animal-human chimera that utilizes human embryonic stem cells. The article, written by Dr. Moy, describes why NIH is pursuing and funding research that combines human embryonic stem cells with animal embryos. The article also describes how this government decision conflicts with current laws and policies in human and animal subject research.

To read the full article, click here.

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