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A topic that should be of interest to every atheist, as religious groups everywhere try to slow scientific advance in this particular field especially. Probably will be really busy so don't be late, be early! Below is the information from the Royal Society's own website.
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Public lecture by Professor Fiona Watt FRS
Professor Fiona Watt FRS is Director of the Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at Kings College London
The field of stem cells and regenerative medicine is a young, fast-moving and exciting research area. It offers the promise of unprecedented improvements in human health yet raises ethical concerns about the use of cells from human embryos and how to protect desperate patients from seeking unproven stem cell therapies. In the UK there is a growing awareness of the importance of research in this area and in 2012 the Chancellor of the Exchequer highlighted Regenerative Medicine as one of the government’s strategic priorities in science. In this lecture Professor Watt will give her perspectives on the potential of stem cells to improve human health.
Attending this event
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