A Discussion about the “The Status of the Embryo. What does the Brüstle judgment mean for the future of reserach and biotechnology?” in Europe has taken place in Bruxelles the 19th of june at the European Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Avenue de l’Yser/ Ijzerlaan 11.
The conference, organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and European Dignity Watch, moderated by David Fieldsend (Head of European Office of Care for Europe), has studieid in detail the satus of the embryo with 3 speakers:
Dr. Peter Liese MEP (Member of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, European Parliament) made a very interesting survey of the Brustle vs Greepeace case; Prof. Colin McGuckin (President and Director of the Cell Therapy Research Institute Lyon) show usthe implications of the adults and embryonic stem cells; Roger Kiska (Senior Legal Counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom, Vienna) shew a legal view of status of the embryo.
At the Discussion will partecipate also the memebrs of the European Coordination office of One of Us.