Doctors Slam Federal Stem Cell Research Funding In DC Circ.

Law360, Washington (April 23, 2012, 5:22 PM EDT) -- Two doctors told the D.C. Circuit on Monday that a lower court erred by upholding the Obama administration's funding of human embryonic stem cell research, saying the National Institutes of Health failed to consider scientific and ethical issues derived from the controversial research.

President Barack Obama in 2009 lifted restrictions on embryonic stem cell research funding put in place by the Bush administration, allowing the NIH to fund research on stem cells that were already derived from embryos donated privately or were originally used for reproductive...
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