- William B. Hurlbut
William B. Hurlbut is a
physicianand Consulting Professor in the Neuroscience Institute at Stanford, Stanford University Medical Center. Born in St. Helena, California, he grew up in Bronxville, New York. After receiving his undergraduate and medical training at Stanford, he completed postdoctoral studies in theologyand medical ethics, studying with Robert Hamerton-Kelly, the Dean of the Chapel at Stanford, and subsequently with the Rev. Louis Bouyer of the Institut Catholique de Paris. In addition to teaching at Stanford, he currently serves on the President's Council on Bioethics.
His primary areas of interest involve the ethical issues associated with advancing biomedical technology, the biological basis of moral awareness, and studies in the integration of theology and
philosophyof biology. His courses in biomedical ethics in the Program in Human Biology have included: Biology, Technology and Human Life, and Ethical Issues in the Neurosciences. He has worked with NASA on projects in astrobiologyand since 1998has been a member of the Chemical and Biological Warfare working groupat the Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation.
Dr. Hurlbut has come to national prominence for his advocacy of Altered Nuclear Transfer (ANT), a scientific method of obtaining
pluripotentstem cells without the creation and destruction of human embryos.
He attended the symposium on November 2006.
In mid-2007, Dr Hurlbut was the guest of the BBC World Service Radio programme, The Interview.
* [http://www.stanford.edu/~ethics/Site/Main.html Stanford Bio]
* [http://www.bioethics.gov/ U.S. President's Council on Bioethics]
* [http://cisac.stanford.edu/ Home page of the Center for International Security and Cooperation]
* [http://www.nationalreview.com/interrogatory/hurlbut200512060850.asp One Small Island of Unity in a Sea of Controversy] Q&A on
altered nuclear transferwith "The National Review"
* [http://www.usnews.com/usnews/tech/nextnews/archive/next040528.htm On the Dangers of Radical Lifespan Extension] interview with "USNews"
* [http://alterednucleartransfer.com/index.php?page=4a&view=1 Explanation of the theory of Altered Nuclear Transfer]
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