Source: University of California, San Diego Released: Thu 20-Apr-2006, 18:20 ET

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Ethics, Politics and Science of Stem Cell Research is Focus of Conference
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STEM CELL, ETHICS, BIOETHICS, POLITICS, RESEARCH, PUBLIC OPINION
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The University of California, San Diego will host a public conference, "Social Justice and Stem Cell Research," on Saturday, May 13, 2006. This free event will be held from 10 am – 4 pm in UCSD Center Hall, but attendance is limited. Registration is required at http://ethicscenter.net. A registration confirmation will include an agenda, directions, and parking instructions.


Newswise — The University of California, San Diego will host a public conference, "Social Justice and Stem Cell Research," on Saturday, May 13, 2006. This free event will be held from 10 am – 4 pm in UCSD Center Hall, but attendance is limited. Registration is required at http://ethicscenter.net. A registration confirmation will include an agenda, directions, and parking instructions.

Speakers are Larry Goldstein, UCSD professor of cellular and molecular medicine; Wesley Smith, a Senior Fellow with the Discovery Institute in Seattle; John Evans, UCSD associate professor of sociology and Alta Charo, professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin. These scholars reflect the many perspectives and issues in the stem cell debate.

Conference organizers are Michael Kalichman, UCSD professor of pathology and Mary Blair-Loy, professor of sociology at UCSD.

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