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Stem Cell Research

Part Three — Research on Human Embryos


From: Fertility


In Stem Cell Research McTeer outlines what stem cell research is and what it can be used for. In the chapter she explores topics including types of stem cells, the stem cell oversight committee, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the possibilities of regenerative medicine.



Maureen McTeer

For more than four decades, Maureen McTeer has been a leading advocate and role model for gender equality in Canada. She remains a strong advocate for greater public funding for all aspects of women’s health and care, and a staunch defender of women’s health and reproductive rights.