Tag: funding

Blog Posts (2)

April 14, 2009

An Inconvenient Boost

First it was climate change, now it’s iPS cells. Al Gore loves to have a pet scientific cause to put his (sometimes fluctuating) weight behind–and the scientific trend of the moment, it would appear is stem cell research.…

February 2, 2009

Stop Bailing Out Wall Street and Help Global Health

As reported in the LA Times health blog, Booster Shots, a grim economy is making global health organizations nervous that nations and individual donors are going to back out on their financial promises.…

Published Articles (1)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 8 Issue 8 - Aug 2008

The Green Revolution in Bioethics

News (4)

January 9, 2017 9:00 am

Fact-checking Congress’s fetal tissue report (Science)

They interviewed senior physicians from Planned Parenthood, who spoke bluntly about their provision of fetal tissue from legal abortions for medical research

December 1, 2016 9:00 am

Congress poised to pass sweeping biomedical innovation bill (Science)

$4.8 billion over the next decade for a set of research initiatives, including brain and cancer research and efforts to develop so-called precision medicine treatments

September 23, 2016 8:00 am

Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness (NY Times)

The woman on the other end of the phone spoke lightheartedly of spring and of her 81st birthday the previous week. “Who did you celebrate with, Beryl?” asked Alison, whose job was to offer a kind ear. “No one, I…” And with that, Beryl’s cheer turned to despair.

May 7, 2012 11:21 am

Judge: Texas can't cut funds to Planned Parenthood (Modern Healthcare)

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Texas cannot ban Planned Parenthood from receiving state funds, at least until a lower court has a chance to hear formal arguments. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Friday with a lower court that there’s sufficient evidence the state’s law preventing Planned Parenthood from participating in the Women’s Health Program is unconstitutional. The program provides basic health care and contraception to 130,000 poor women.