Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
A recent ruling halts federal funding of stem cell research. Diabetes Research Institute scientific director Dr. Camillo Ricordi, M.D. and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Stem Cell Research Center director Dr. Evan Snyder discuss the impact of the ruling on biomedical research and experimental therapies for disease and medical disorders. Later in the show, a discussion about the ethical objections to embryonic stem cell research, with Christian Medical Association CEO Dr. David Stevens, M.D. and Nightlight Christian Adoptions executive director Ron Stoddart.