Campus 101: UC seeks to intervene in court battle over stem cell research


The University of California has entered the legal battle surrounding the use of human embryonic stem cells in research, filing a motion formally seeking to intervene in the case, officials announced Monday.

UC is trying to become the nation’s first research university to become a party in the high-profile case challenging federal funding for the research. UC, which wants to defend the research, is the largest recipient of National Institutes of Health funding and conducts significant lab work in those areas.

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http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2010/09/uc-enters-national-legal-battle-on-stem-cell-research-funding-.html

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