Roslin Institute upset by human cloning suggestions

  title={Roslin Institute upset by human cloning suggestions},
  author={David Firn},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  • David Firn
  • Published 1 March 1999
  • Biology
  • Nature Medicine
In an interview with Nature Medicine, the scientific director of the Roslin Institute, Harry Griffin, reacted angrily to a January TV report claiming the group had turned its back on promises not to clone people. Interviews with Ian Wilmut and other scientists had been “selectively edited” by Newsnight, a BBC current affairs program, to ignore the distinction between reproductive cloning of humans and human embryo cloning to generate stem cells for so-called ‘spare part’ transplants, says…