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Bioethics in Embryonic Research

  1. Glenn McGee1,
  2. Sean Philpott1,
  3. Vanessa Kuhn2,
  4. Claire Robertson-Kraft3,
  5. Pasquale Patrizio4

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003486



How to Cite

McGee, G., Philpott, S., Kuhn, V., Robertson-Kraft, C. and Patrizio, P. 2006. Bioethics in Embryonic Research. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany Medical College, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Johns Hopkins University, Pennsylvania, USA

  3. 3

    University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA

  4. 4

    Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006


Embryonic research has raised questions throughout the history of its practice, particularly given the recent developments in fetal and stem cell research.


  • bioethics;
  • cloning;
  • embryo research;
  • stem cells;
  • ethics