We describe how recent advances in stem cell research may be interpreted by various regulatory regimes and use Canada as a model to demonstrate how broad-based prohibitive legislation can unintentionally restrict research direction. We encourage scientists and policymakers to collaborate to ensure a clear regulatory framework that accommodates future advances. © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Rugg-Gunn, P. J., Ogbogu, U., Rossant, J., & Caulfield, T. (2009, April 3). The Challenge of Regulating Rapidly Changing Science: Stem Cell Legislation in Canada. Cell Stem Cell. Cell Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2009.03.004