Position statement on the provision and procurement of human eggs for stem cell research

Erica Haimes, Loane Skene, Angela J. Ballantyne, Timothy Caulfield, Lawrence S. Goldstein, Insoo Hyun, Jonathan Kimmelman, Jason Robert, Beth E. Roxland, Christopher T. Scott, Jan Helge Solbakk, Jeremy Sugarman, Patrick L. Taylor, Giuseppe Testa

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Abstract

The nature of compensation for women who donate eggs (oocytes) for research remains a contentious issue internationally. This position paper lays out the arguments for, and discusses the arrangements in which, a modest payment might be ethically justifiable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-291
Number of pages7
JournalCell Stem Cell
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 7 2013

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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Haimes, E., Skene, L., Ballantyne, A. J., Caulfield, T., Goldstein, L. S., Hyun, I., Kimmelman, J., Robert, J., Roxland, B. E., Scott, C. T., Solbakk, J. H., Sugarman, J., Taylor, P. L., & Testa, G. (2013). Position statement on the provision and procurement of human eggs for stem cell research. Cell Stem Cell, 12(3), 285-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stem.2013.02.002