The Science, Politics, and Ethics of Stem Cell Research
Why would a prominent stem cell researcher with a world-class reputation and an office view of the Golden Gate Bridge move from the University of California-San Francisco to the University of Minnesota? According to Dr. Firpo, "This was the only place that I could go to move science forward in the way I want to move it."
On December 7, 2006, University of Minnesota research scientist Meri Firpo, professor of medicine and endocrinology and a pioneer in embryonic stem cell research, discussed the future of stem cell research and medicine in light of the changing political landscape. Listen to her Headliners presentation by downloading the audio (mp3 file).