Stem Cell Resources
Understanding Stem Cells (pdf)
An overview of the science and issues of stem cells from the National Academies (Oct. 2006)
Background Reading/ Briefs
AAAS Policy Brief: Stem Cell Research
Egg Donation and Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
NIH Stem Cell Information
Recent Developments in Stem Cell Ethics and Policy (President's Council on Bioethics)
Stem Cell FAQ
Stem Cells at the National Academies
U.S. Congressional Research Service Reports on Stem Cells (pdf)
Guidelines and Recommendations for Research
Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, National Academies
The Hinxton Group International Consensus Statement on Stem Cells
Stem Cell Research and Applications Monitoring the Frontiers of Biomedical Research pdf (AAAS)
Americans Speak Out on Stem Cell Research (A public opinion poll by Research!America)
Public Backs Stem Cell Research (ABC News/ Belief Net Poll)
Strong Support for Stem Cell Research (Pew Research Center)
Other Web Resources
World Stem Cell Policy Map
World Stem Cell Research Centers Map
Stem Cells: The International Journal of Cell Differentiation and Proliferation
Stem Cell Research Blog
A personal blog about news and views on stem cell research and cord blood banking
American Journal of Bioethics Blog
A science blog of commentary on bioethics, written by the Editors of The American Journal of Bioethics
Think Progress Stem Cell Blog
Progressive blog of the Center for American Progress
The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics
Kristol, William (ed.). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2002.
The Proteus Effect: Stem Cells and Their Promise for Medicine Parson, Ann B. National Academies Press, 2006.
Promise and Politics of Stem Cell Research
Solo, Pam and Gail Pressberg. Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated, 2006.
Stem Cell and Gene-Based Therapy: Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine
Battler, Alexander.Springer-Verlag New York, LLC, 2005.
Principles of Biomedical Ethics
Beauchamp, Tom L. L. and James F. Childress. Oxford University Press, 2001.
Stem Cell Repair and Regeneration
Habib, Nagy A. (ed.). Imperial College Press, 2005. Hammersmith series.
Stem Cell Research
Huber, James M. and Robert F. Almeder. Humana Press, 2004. Biomedical Ethics Reviews Series #2004.
Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Institute of Medicine. National Academies Press, 2005.
Essentials of Stem Cell Biology
Lanza, Robert P (ed.). Elsevier Science & Technology Books, 2005.
Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine
National Research Council and Institute of Medecine. National Academies Press, 2002.
Frontiers in Stem Cell Research
Spanning, Julia M. Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2006.