Letter from Donna E. Shalala to U.S. Representative Jay Dickey
Shalala responded to Dickey's letter of 2/11/99, explaining how NIH intends to ensure that any funded stem cell research
will be consistent with existing laws against funding human embryo research; she noted that stem cells are not "organisms"
and are not covered by the law re: embryos.
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1999-02-23 (February 23, 1999)
Shalala, Donna E.
United States Department of Health and Human Services
United States House of Representatives
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Basic Science and Congressional Politics: NIH Director, 1993-1999
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