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World stem cell summit: New stem cell bill in US Congress?

After the fanfare surrounding President Barack Obama’s executive order on 9 March, which lifted Bush-era restrictions on funding human embryonic stem cell research, the White House has been noticeably quiet about further expanding the science — one of the Obama’s campaign promises. “We need to remind the President of this type of research,” Delaware congressman Michael Castle (Republican) said today at the World Stem Cell Summit in Baltimore, Maryland, the fifth annual summit presented by the non-profit Wellington, Florida-based Genetics Policy Institute.


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