Regenerative Medicine in Transition
Drawing on a wide range of interviews and primary and secondary sources, this book investigates the dynamic interactions between national regulatory formation and the global biopolitics of regenerative medicine and human embryonic stem cell science.
Introduction: Stem Cell Research and Global Biopolitics Globalization, Stem Cell Markets and National Interests Embryos, Oocytes, Cell Lines: HESC Science and the Human Tissue Market Global Regulation and Local Policy Narratives: Making Sense of Dolly From Dolly to Therapies? Stem Cell Regulations in the Making I -- the United Kingdom and the United States From Dolly to Therapies? Stem Cell Regulations in the Making II -- Germany, Italy, Japan and South Korea Bioethics and the Global Moral Economy of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Science Human ESC Science and the Cultural Politics of the EU's Framework Programmes Contested Governance: Uncertainty and Standardization in Research and Patenting Notes References Index