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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fetus -- Research -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Law and legislation -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Irene Stith-Coleman
SeriesIssue brief -- IB88100, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB88100, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1988-89, reel 11, fr. 0293
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15457289M

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Guidance: On Janu , President Clinton issued a directive to the Secretary of Health and Human Services ending a five-year moratorium on Federal funding of transplantation research that uses human fetal tissue derived from induced abortions. Research involving the transplantation of human fetal tissue must be conducted in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local laws as well as the following NIH guidance. Sections A and B of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. g-1 and g-2) set forth specific requirements and prohibitions on research involving human fetal tissue. Research with human fetal tissue research has led to the development of a number of important research and medical advances, such as the development of polio vaccine. Fetal tissue has also been used to study the mechanism of viral infections and to diagnose viral infections and inherited diseases, as well as to develop transplant therapies for. Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation is a timely publication that provides details of many aspects of the potential use of fetal tissues for therapeutic applications.

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