Archive for April, 2011

Appeals court lifts ban on federal funding for stem-cell research

Washington (CNN) — A federal court has given the Obama administration the go-ahead to continue funding embryonic stem-cell research. The controversial 2-1 decision Friday is a victory for supporters of federally funded testing for a range of diseases and …

Court Lifts Ban on Funding for Human Stem Cell Research

WASHINGTON | A federal appeals court handed the Obama administration a victory Friday in its effort to broaden federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit …

One Man’s Fight for Stem Cell Research

Roman Reed is a relentless advocate for stem cell research. Reed, paralyzed since a college football injury, is celebrating the latest court decision to lift a court-imposed ban on the use of federal funds for embryonic stem cell research. “We are on the …

US Can Continue To Fund Stem Cell Research

A U.S. federal appeals court overturned a federal judge ruling which found that the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines on stem cell research violated the law because embryos were destroyed and it put other researchers working with adult …

Age Of Obama Stem Cell Research Continues With Government Funding

Stem cell research began with a goal of being able to cure persons based on their own unique genetic make-up and healing inefficiencies by using harvested cells. This week, a federal appeals court said the Obama led federal government can continue to fund research involving human embryonic stem cells…

Stem cell judgment reaction round-up

A federal appeals court has overruled, 2-1, a lower court judge’s stay on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. The decision kicks the case, Sherley v. Sebelius, back to the lower district court judge, Royce Lambeth. His final decision may …

US court lifts stem cell research ban

A US federal appeals court has ruled that government funding for embryonic stem cell research can go ahead, handing a major victory to President Barack Obama’s administration. Friday’s ruling reverses a previous decision that said the US National …

Ban on Federal Money for Stem Cell Research Is Overturned

WASHINGTON — Government financing of human embryonic stem cell research can continue, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The decision was an important victory for the Obama administration in a legal battle that is far from over. Two judges from the …

Stem-cell research ban lifted

Opponents of taxpayer-funded embryonic stem-cell research lost a key round in appeals court Friday . In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the court of appeals in Washington overturned a judge’s order blocking federal financing of stem-cell research. The judges …

Stem cell research: Court gives Obama a victory, but policy still on trial

President Bush embraced a restrictive policy, permitting federal funding only for research that used 21 existing lines of cells that had been developed from embryos that had earlier been destroyed. Bush effectively drew a line, saying federal funds would …