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National Pro-Life Action Center on Capitol Hill Presents a Stem Cell Research Symposium (A Refresher with the Latest Updates)

Contact: National Pro-Life Action Center, 202-494-4410

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /Christian Newswire/ -- With the final vote on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research expected before the Senate next month, the National Pro-Life Action Center (NPLAC) has assembled a panel of experts to discuss the latest developments and debates in the science and ethics of stem cell research. This will be the third stem cell symposium that NPLAC has organized on Capitol Hill. Each symposium has featured different scientists and bioethicists addressing the most recent progress and pitfalls of this controversial new research.

This event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2007, from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and will be held in Dirkson Room (SD-G11). Speakers include: David Prentice, Ph.D., Rev. Lawrence A. Kutz, Ph.D. and Kimberly Zenarolla, M.T.S.

The symposium will address the latest advancements in the field, the various proposed bills, and the continuing ethical debate. There will be a Q&A session immediately following the discussion.

For additional information and media requests, please call 202-494-4410.