Obtaining consent for future research with induced pluripotent cells: opportunities and challenges

PLoS Biol. 2009 Feb 24;7(2):e42. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000042.


Human induced pluripotent stem cells have revolutionized stem cell research. However, their great potential also raises important concerns about consent for future research.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / ethics*
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent / ethics*
  • Patient Selection / ethics*
  • Pluripotent Stem Cells*
  • Primary Health Care / ethics*
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Research Design / standards*