16. Getting a Handle on Current Stem Cell Laws and Policies

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch16

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Getting a Handle on Current Stem Cell Laws and Policies, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244



  • stem cell;
  • cell development;
  • research and development;
  • in vitro fertilization;
  • fetal tissues


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exploring the Relationship between Science and Government

  • Understanding General Political Pressures

  • Exploring Stem Cell Policies in Individual States

  • Looking at What Other Countries Are Doing with Stem Cell Research

  • Exploring the Roles of Science and Medical Societies