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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 397–412.
Published: 01 December 2015
... under regulatory control. In 2003, the guideline titled Ethical Guiding Principles for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research was promulgated jointly by the MoST and the MoH. 1 In the face of debate abroad regarding human embryonic stem cell research, the basic stance of China's government has been to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 229–246.
Published: 01 September 2016
... (SCR) has developed rapidly, stimulating anticipation for regenerative medicine (RM). Alongside progress in these research areas, discourse on the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) of SCR and RM has increased and diversified. After the development of human embryonic stem (hES) cells in 1998...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... civic voices of the social and political groups concerned. Although many references exist regarding the robust nature of bioethics of human embryonic stem cell research in the United Kingdom, the civic nature of bioethics in pre-Hwang Korea is much less widely known. Long before Hwang was accused of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., and a need for science to be ethical and culturally appropriate. Human embryonic stem cell research (hESR) is a case in point. Although for some time bioethical scruples regarding stem cell research (SCR), in particular hESR, were seen as the domain of wealthy Western cultures ( Sleeboom-Faulkner &amp...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 November 2012
... scientific misconduct and public protests. 06 3 2011 17 11 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 United Kingdom South Korea stem cell research governance discourse Since the birth of Dolly the sheep in 1997 and the derivation of the first human embryonic stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 143–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Hwang and his group at Seoul National University (SNU) is one of the most notorious in recent medical history. Hwang’s publications in the field of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) science—in particular, two papers published in Science in 2004 and 2005—attracted international attention because they...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... innovation, India has emerged as a major player in the stem cell sector expressed in research activities, including the creation of embryonic stem cell lines, a steady flow of patients in search of stem cell treatment, an increasing number of clinics and hospitals, and the publication of scientific papers...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... money ( Thomson 2001 ). Others were more concerned because embryonic stem cells came from human embryos, and for some, this was an unacceptable use of human life and should be prohibited. They were not against stem cell research per se, and they pointed towards the “ethical alternative” of “adult” stem...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 123–142.
Published: 01 June 2018
... soon turned it into a national research project, despite the resentment expressed by some local researchers ( Mikami 2015b ; Sleeboom-Faulkner 2011 ). From then on, better characterization of human iPS cells and fast development of their clinical applications became the primary goals of stem cell...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... researchers who are also members of the Science Council of Japan are persistently against ES [embryonic stem] cell research. Technical developments will change social attitudes, as was the case with blood transfusions. Table 1 Answers to the question “Are there any communication gaps between life sciences...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 401–414.
Published: 01 September 2012
... embryos, full of cold storage tanks, but open and not secured in any apparent manner. The hESR (human embryonic stem cell research) room has a double door entry and a kind of decontamination room. Clothes must be changed. It is disconnected from the building's heating and air conditioning systems. These...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the film back to Beijing. Zhang, Liu, and the IVF team at the Third Hospital watched the film frequently and discussed how human eggs would behave compared to the mouse embryo. In Liu's video, the fertilized mouse egg went through rounds of cell division to the four-cell, eight-cell, and eventually...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 117–122.
Published: 01 June 2018
... research shifted toward Yamanaka’s human iPS cells technique, RIKEN CDB, once a primary research center in regenerative medicine in Japan, lost its leadership in the field. Senior scientists at RIKEN CDB were therefore looking forward to another breakthrough in stem cell research to replace Yamanaka’s iPS...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... evident in the approach to human embryonic stem cell science, for example. The government has managed to develop a highly coordinated approach that has seen the development of Singapore into a significant hESC research hub. In addition to the funding and facilities represented by Biopolis and the BMSI...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 341–357.
Published: 01 September 2011
... hegemony of the developed world, led by the United States, in biomedical innovation. So, for example, in announcing his executive order on 9 March 2009 removing the rules limiting research on human embryonic stem cells funded by the National Institutes of Health, President Obama was at pains to emphasize...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., which then facilitated Hwang's stem cell research. Any research dealing with a human subject is under legal and ethical regulation in the West. Human embryonic stem cell research is especially engulfed by social debate. However in Korea, biomedical research including Hwang's work was praised without...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2015) 9 (3): 233–252.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., bioinformatics, global networks, and so on. The authors quote Hackett's definition of scientific collaboration as “a family of purposeful working relationship between two or more people, groups, or organizations” ( Hackett, 2005 , 667-672). The emergent human embryonic stem cell research has been a grand...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Biotechnology governance ELSI research Bioethics and biosafety act Bioethics Biotechnology in Korea The National Bioethics Committee (NBC) in Korea came to a decision in April 2009 to approve a proposal to conduct human embryonic stem cell research which uses somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 485–487.
Published: 01 December 2016
... worldwide. A couple of years earlier, Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk had fallen from grace as a national hero and scientist on account of his unethical acquisition of human eggs, fabrication of data, and embezzlement of public funds for his human embryonic stem-cell research. In fact, four of the book's chapters were...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 303–326.
Published: 01 September 2008
... from reproductive technology to genetic engineering. Sleeboom-Faulkner ( 2008 ) argues that the regulation of human cloning and human embryonic stem cell research both continues PRC modes of propaganda and embodies newly formulated notions of Chinese society (see also J. A. Liu 2008 ). Another...