Season 9, Episode 11 Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita
First Aired: January 15, 2008
"Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita" follows the efforts of Dr. Jack Kessler as he researches methods to repair injured spinal cords using embryonic stem cells, a crusade he began after his daughter, Allison, was injured in a skiing accident and paralyzed from the waist down. Director Maria Finitzo's film also examines the ethical and political issues concerning embryonic stem-cell research.
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- Premiered: August 9, 1999
- Rating: TV-PG
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- Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)