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Congressman, CSHL president urge quick action to reverse judicial embryonic stem cell research ban
Date:8/27/2010

thus ending any ambiguity about the will of Congress, Israel said.

President Stillman of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory praised Rep. Israel for taking a strong position on the issue and calling for an immediate remedy. "To the scientific community," Dr. Stillman said, "this judicial decision was an absolute shock. Embryonic stem cells have been studied since the 1980s, and now the work has been forced to a complete stop. The judge's decision reverses the policies of two presidents, goes far beyond the debate that we've seen in this country, and sets a standard that is unique in the world. This is now the only country in the world where you cannot do embryonic stem cell research."

Dr. Stillman said he believed that bringing the matter before Congress once more "will not only clarify the situation," but will provide Congress with a golden opportunity "to make a strong statement to the people of this country and to patients like Brooke Ellison, who are counting on steady progress in stem cell research." The prior passage by Congress of two bills enabling research with embryonic stem cells is evidence of the strong public support that exists for this type of research, Stillman said.

Brooke Ellison, who spoke from her wheelchair, said that "stem cell research has been used as a political see-saw," subject to the uncertainties of the political process. "But this is not a political, judicial or ideological issue," she said. "It's a human issue. One that speaks to the very core of what it means to show basic human compassion."

Dr. Stillman said that while most work involving stem cells at CSHL was not embryonic stem cell research, any labs in which embryonic cells are used will now be subject to the National Institutes of Health's recent interpretation of Judge Lamberth's ruling. He said there was still some ambiguity about whether the interpretation will hold up under inevitable challenge. But the point, Dr. Stillman emphasize
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Contact: Peter Tarr
tarr@cshl.edu
917-435-5068
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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