Survey finds American support for human-animal chimera research

ScienceDaily | Oct 1, 2020 at 7:02 PM
  • Crane and senior author Walter Low, a professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Stem Cell Institute at the University of Minnesota, conduct research on stem cell applications for neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
  • One project focuses on generating human neural stem cells within pig brains.
  • The survey questions were designed to assess opinions on the progressive steps of human-animal chimeric embryo research, by asking participants which aspects of research they were willing to accept based on their personal feelings.