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Stem Cell Intersections: Perspectives and Experiences

  • Aditya Bharadwaj
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Abstract

The book explores personal and professional multidisciplinary perspectives on stem cell research and clinical application. The collection is organized around three interconnected parts: (1) regenerating ethics, (2) therapeutic horizons, and (3) patient positions. Taken together they provide a robust account of the contentious development of stem cell technologies around the globe with a specific focus on India as an important context in the face of significant global developments in the field. Each chapter explores the intersectional complexities that offer stem cell research and therapies a unique edge. The book seeks to explain how stem cells are accommodated, contested, and used in contemporary India and around the globe through an informed unpacking of issues underpinning contestation and promotion bestriding these technological developments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aditya Bharadwaj
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  1. 1.Department of Anthropology and SociologyGraduate Institute of International and Development StudiesGenevaSwitzerland

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