Call from China for joint nanotech toxicity-testing effort

  title={Call from China for joint nanotech toxicity-testing effort},
  author={Shuping Bi and Jing Zhang and Jiongjia Cheng},
SIR — The drive to develop new human pluripotent stem-cell lines has attracted a new, exuberant cohort of researchers who may not be familiar with the regulations and standards governing donation of human tissue. Scientists should ask donors to agree to some basic rules for research involving induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell lines derived from their tissue. This would help to prevent road blocks of the kind highlighted in your Editorial (Nature 460, 933; 2009) about Sabine Conrad and… CONTINUE READING