A blueprint for the next generation of ELSI research, training, and outreach in regenerative medicine

NPJ Regen Med. 2017 Jul 5:2:21. doi: 10.1038/s41536-017-0026-z. eCollection 2017.


Regenerative medicine has attracted the interest of scientists, physicians, and patient communities, and as well as policy-makers and the broader public given related ethical, legal, and social implications. Here we examine past initiatives in the ethical, legal and social implications arena in regenerative medicine, and offer our views on actionable priorities for the future in six key areas: capacity building, policy, engagement with industry, resaerch ethics, communication, and community building.

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