280.029 Stem Cell Research

280.029

Stem Cell Research: The Texas Medical Association (1) supports biomedical research on multipotent stem cells (including embryonic, adult, and cord blood stem cells); (2) supports the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer technology in biomedical research (therapeutic cloning); (3) opposes the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer technology for the specific purpose of producing a human child (reproductive cloning); (4) encourages strong public support of federal funding for research involving human pluripotent stem cells; and (5) will continue to monitor developments in stem cell research and the use of somatic cell nuclear transfer technology (CSA Rep. 3-A-04; reaffirmed CSPH Rep. 2-A-14).

Last Updated On

October 07, 2016