Navigation Links
President Bush Ignores America's Plea for Support of Stem Cell,Research

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Sean Tipton, president, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR):

"In the face of spiraling health care costs, President Bush once again used the stroke of his veto pen deliberately to hamper the progress of scientific and medical research, as well as endanger the future health and well being of the American people. His executive order directing NIH to continue pursuing alternate forms of research is nothing new, since NIH has already been conducting this research for the past 20 years. President Bush isn't fooling anyone with this executive order; and the fact that it doesn't change the policy adds insult to injury for the millions of patients who suffer every day.

"With this veto, President Bush has sent the message that it is more important to throw an embryo into a IVF clinic's garbage can, than it is to find cures and treatments for diseases and disorders like cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, diabetes, and spinal cord injuries.

"With this veto, President Bush has made it clear to the citizens of this great nation that he will continue to rely on factually incorrect information and the political pressure of an extremist minority on this issue.

"With this veto, President Bush ignored the overwhelming majority in the medical, scientific, and spiritual communities who believe stem cell research holds the key to unlocking the future of better treatments and cures.

"With this veto, President Bush turned the page to start yet another chapter in a Presidential legacy of errors in judgment and bad decisions that needlessly cost American lives in the process.

"More than 100 million Americans suffer from debilitating diseases and disorders for which embryonic stem cell research holds great promise. Despite our anger and disgust at this second, most misguided veto , we will continue to do whatever we can to advance embryonic stem cell research in America. We will always be grateful for the strong, bipartisan support on this issue in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and among the American people."

The Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR) is the nation's leading pro-cures coalition. It is comprised of nationally recognized patient organizations, universities, scientific societies, and foundations advocating for the advancement of breakthrough research and technologies in regenerative medicine -- including stem cell research and somatic cell nuclear transfer -- in order to cure disease and alleviate suffering for individuals.

CONTACT: Sarah Youngerman, +1-651-485-7171, or Carol Blymire,+1-301-332-8090, both of the Coalition for the Advancement of MedicalResearch

Terms and conditions of use apply
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire Association LLC. All rights reserved.
A United Business Media Company


Related medicine technology :

1. The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Expresses Disappointment Over President Bushs Veto of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
2. Dean: President Bush Has Turned His Back on the American People
3. Remarks by President Bush on Stem Cell Veto and Executive Order
4. Major New Review Supports the Broader Potential of CeNeS COMT Inhibitor Discovery Programme
5. Bio-Matrix Scientifics Dr. ONeill Sees University of Pittsburghs Published Study on Culture Blood-Forming Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue as Supporting Near Term Benefits of Banking Adipose (Fat) Derived Stem Cells
6. Pharmacyclics Announces Interim Results From Two Ongoing Phase 2 Trials Supporting Potential of Xcytrin Plus Chemotherapy to Treat Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
7. Infertile Voice Supports Stem Cell Research: RESOLVE Calls for Patient Options in Using Frozen Embryos
8. Vastox Awarded £400,000 Grant to Support R&D at Carbohydrate Chemistry Facility
9. Data Showing that ReGens Colostrinin Supports Healthy Cognitive Function Presented at the 2007 International Congress on Natural Medicine in Australia
10. Newly Published Data from Large Study Support Cardiovascular Safety of Avandia (Rosiglitazone Maleate)
11. Investigation Findings, Corroborated by Empirical Evidence of the Schisandra Berry as Cardio-Tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine for Hundreds of Years, Support the Use of Schisandrin B in the Prevention and Treatment of IHD
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Calif. , June 23, 2016 ... CST on Thursday, July 7, 2016 , , , , ... ) , , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , ... Naik; Senior Industry Analyst, Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar ... The global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker ... , industry leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid ... Opn ™, the world,s first internet connected hearing aid ... devices.      (Photo: ) ... of ,world firsts,: , TwinLink™ - the ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Research and ... Procedure Volumes: Global Analysis (United States, China, Japan, Brazil, ... report to their offering. ... for healthcare business planners, provides surgical procedure volume data ... trends with an in-depth analysis of growth drivers and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health ... the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs ... Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June ... , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to ... is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and ... their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards took ... the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme ... “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was ... other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ... raise to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at ... the minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):