Book Discussion on Stem Cell Century

Russell Korobkin talked about his book Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology, published that day by Yale… read more

Russell Korobkin talked about his book Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology, published that day by Yale University Press. He joined other experts who talked about the policy, ethical, and legal issues surrounding stem cell research. Topics included patent law and property rights, the role of government and public funding, informed consent, the status of an embryo, and compensation for embryo and tissue donations. The panelists also talked about the announcement the previous week that stem cells can cure sickle cell anemia in mice. After their presentations, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Brock Reeve moderated.

This program at Harvard University was sponsored by Harvard Stem Cell Institute and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. Russell Korobkin is a professor of law at the UCLA School of Law and a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Russell Korobkin Professor University of California, Los Angeles->School of Law
  • Brock C. Reeve Executive Director Harvard Stem Cell Institute
  • Pamela Samuelson Co-Director University of California, Berkeley->Center for Law and Technology
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Book Discussion on Stem Cell Century

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Dec 9, 2007
Last Aired:
Feb 16, 2008

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  • Dec 09, 2007 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2008 | 9:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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