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Stem Cell theatrics

An article by Giuseppe Testa, published in Nature (June 2010) about the play Staminalia, written and directed by Valeria Patera, that premiered at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon on 27 May during the final meeting of the ESTOOLS consortium. The production is based on philosopher  Armando Massarenti’s Italian-language book Staminalia (Guanda, 2008) which describes the fierce political disputes that have erupted over stemcell research in Italy. The play was also inspired by Elena Cattaneo, a leading stem-cell scientist at the University of Milan who is a prominent voice in the Italian public debate.

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POSTED ON 28 June 2010 - TAG: , ,