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Submission + - Controversial bioethicist resigns from Celltex on twitter 1

ananyo writes: Bioethicist Glenn McGee has resigned his position as president of ethics and strategic initiatives at the stem-cell firm Celltex Therapeutics in Houston, Texas. Yesterday, slashdot posted a story that suggested Celltex may have administered unproven treatments to several patients (
The move comes at the end of a turbulent three months, which has seen McGee blasted by other bioethicists for working at the controversial stem-cell company while also holding the post of editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Bioethics, the most cited bioethics journal in the world (

McGee announced that he had resigned, effective 28 February, on Twitter last night (!/glenn_mcgee/status/175079180843757568) — the move came just two weeks after the 13 February press release by Celltex announcing that he would take the position (
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Controversial bioethicist resigns from Celltex on twitter

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!