BIO JOINS REPS. GREENWOOD AND DEUTSCH IN SUPPORT OF THERAPEUTIC CLONING LEGISLATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (July 30, 2001) - Biotechnology Industry Organization President Carl B. Feldbaum will join Rep. Jim Greenwood (R-Penn.), Rep. Peter Deutsch (D-Fla.) and other members of the medical research community in support of the "Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001." H.R. 2608, scheduled for upcoming floor action, would ban human reproductive cloning while allowing therapeutic cloning research to continue.
Rep. Jim Greenwood
Rep. Peter Deutsch
Carl B. Feldbaum, president, BIO
Jordan J. Cohen, M.D., president, Association of American Medical Colleges
Myrl Weinberg, president, National Health Council
Rudy Jaenisch, Ph.D., researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WHAT: Press Conference on H.R. 2608 - "Cloning Prohibition Act of 2001"
WHERE: U.S. Capitol, House Triangle
July 30, 2001
For more information contact: Elizabeth Assey, (202) 225-7931.
BIO represents more than 1,000 biotechnology companies, academic institutions,
state biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 U.S states and 33 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health-care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.
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