Ethics of issues and stem cell research: The unresolved issues

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This article will cover the contemporary ethical issues surrounding stem cell research and how they serve to influence scientific practices in the field. Discussions of hype in stem cell research, personhood, and the moral status of the human embryo; the physical and social harms to women; the translation and commercialization challenges of stem cell research; and the ethical and health and safety issues surrounding stem cell tourism will be covered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780128051443
ISBN (Print)9780128048290
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Cloning
  • Commercialization
  • Harms to women
  • Human embryo
  • Hype
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells
  • Moral status
  • Personhood
  • Stem cell research
  • Stem cell tourism
  • Translational research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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