Two Notre Dame scholars to participate in Vatican conference on adult stem cell research

Philip Sloan and David Hyde

Two Notre Dame faculty members have traveled to Rome to join some 350 international participants at a Vatican conference on adult stem cell research which begins today (Nov. 9).

Historian and philosopher Philip Sloan, professor emeritus in Notre Dame’s Program of Liberal Studies, and biologist David Hyde, the Rev. Howard J. Kenna, C.S.C., Memorial Director of Notre Dame’s Center for Zebrafish Research, will be among the scientists, religious leaders, policymakers, academics and medical patients attending the two-day conference, “Adult Stem Cells: Science and the Future of Man and Culture.”

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Bioethicist William Hurlbut to give lecture on stem cell research

Dr. William B. Hurlbut, physician and consulting professor in the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University and a member of the Presidents Council on Bioethics, will give a lecture on the ethical implications of harvesting human embryonic stem cells at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 18) in the University…

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Professor Snead to speak on stem cell research

O. Carter Snead, associate professor of law in theNotre DameLawSchool, will give a lecture onSpeaking Truthfully About Stem Cell Research and Human Cloningat4 p.m.Nov. 16 (Wednesday) in the McKenna Hall auditorium on campus. p. Snead, who was graduated fromSt. JohnsCollegein 1996, earned his law degree fromGeorgetownUniversityin 1999.He served as…

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