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The Promise of Stem Cell Research

The excitement about stem cell research arises from the potential applications. Yet there are many ethical issues and concerns surrounding research using stem cells. In this flash video, Jeremy Sugarman, M.D., M.P.H., M.A., the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethics and Medicine narrates an introduction to the promise of human embryonic stem cell research, the ethical issues surrounding this work and the focus of the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight committee at Johns Hopkins.