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Trends Mol Med. 2015 Feb;21(2):55-7. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2014.11.007.

The voices of the embryo donors.

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University of Washington, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, 850 Republican Street, Box 358056, Seattle, WA 98109, USA. Electronic address: ejonlin@u.washington.edu.

Abstract

Fertility patients considering donation of their excess frozen embryos to stem cell research are motivated by the desire not to waste their embryos, and often express a keen interest in stem cell research and a sincere hope that their embryos will contribute to improving human health.

KEYWORDS:

embryo donation; informed consent; stem cell research

PMID:
25662874
DOI:
10.1016/j.molmed.2014.11.007
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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