ILSBio, LLC Decries The Illegal Sale Of Body Parts 
10/19/2005 5:10:44 PM

The recent news reports of the illegal sale of body parts by unauthorized individuals associated with a major California University reminds us of the ethical questions regarding human subjects and the use of human tissue and other specimens. The need is significant for human tissue, organs and serum to assist in the quest for discovery that will result in the next generation of medicines. The responsibility to be sure that those specimens have been obtained in a legal and ethical manner is shared by both the providers of such products and the researchers who need them.