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Michael Rugnetta

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Addressing Race and Genetics Report
Certain issues regarding racial and ethnic health disparities need to be addressed in order for personalized medicine to offer the greatest benefit to all. (iStockphoto)

Addressing Race and Genetics

Michael J. Rugnetta and Khusboo Desai examine issues regarding racial and ethnic health disparities that need to be addressed in order for personalized medicine to offer the greatest benefit to all.

New Stem Cell Policy Founded on Ethics and Expertise Article
President Barack Obama is applauded by members of Congress,  and others, after signing an executive order on stem cells and a Presidential  Memorandum on scientific integrity, Monday, March 9, 2009, in the East Room of  the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

New Stem Cell Policy Founded on Ethics and Expertise

Predictably, President Obama has run into some political pushback on last week’s executive order. The complaints have arisen primarily over two issues, neither of which is substantial and both of which deserve to be countered.

Jonathan D. Moreno, Michael Rugnetta

Genetic Non-Discrimination Report
There are many uncertainties to consider as genetic medicine gets increasingly personal. Above: human chromosomes. (NHGRI)

Genetic Non-Discrimination

Report addresses uncertainties that need consideration as genetic medicine gets increasingly personal and the Senate considers genetic non-discrimination legislation.

Michael Rugnetta, Jonathan Russell, Jonathan D. Moreno

Missouri Compromised Article

Missouri Compromised

Stem cell opponents’ attempts to block research is making Missouri known as anti-science—a classic case of cutting off the nose to spite the face.

Michael Rugnetta