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20160// Panel Discussion: Stem Cells, Controversial All-Rounders

May 18, 2016 in Vienna

Panellists: Christiane Druml, Chair of the bioethics commission, Austrian Federal Chancellery; Karl-Heinz Krause, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva; Sasha Mendjahn, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna

Host: Martin Kugler

Stem cells are a cutting-edge research field which arouses broad controversy.  Will there be yet unseen opportunities for healing and regeneration or are the potential benefits grossly overrated? Will the dream of eternal life come true one day, should this idea even be pursued at all? Will stem cell research just cause novel ethical issues and false hopes? A panel discussion held with renowned experts on a hot topic of our times.