By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The University of Pittsburgh asked a Washington law firm to review its fetal tissue research practices.READ MORE: Pittsburgh International Jazz Fest Returns To Highmark Stadium
In a statement, the university confirmed it asked the firm to do an independent review of what’s become a hot-button issue.READ MORE: State Police: Man Shot, Killed By Police After Stabbing Three People, Injuring Police Officer
Research using fetal tissue has led to rubella and rabies vaccines, but Republican state lawmakers and anti-abortion groups have raised questions over it.MORE NEWS: Hofbrauhaus Suspends General Manager Amid Investigation Into Racism Allegations At Beer Festival
Pitt has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.