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Human germline gene therapy [electronic resource] : scientific, moral and political issues / David B. Resnik, Holly B. Steinkraus, Pamela J. Langer.

By: Resnik, David B.
Contributor(s): Steinkraus, Holly B | Langer, Pamela J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medical intelligence unit: 9.Publisher: Austin : R.G. Landes, c1999Description: 1 online resource (189 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585408815 (electronic bk.); 9780585408811 (electronic bk.); 159734205X; 9781597342056.Subject(s): Gene therapy | Gene therapy -- Social aspects | Human reproductive technology | Human reproductive technology -- Social aspects | Gene Therapy | Germ-Line Mutation | Ethics, Medical | Public Opinion | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Genetic | MEDICAL -- GeneticsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Human germline gene therapy.DDC classification: 616/.042 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front Cover; Inside Front Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: From Genes to Disease; Chapter 2: Alternatives to Human Germline Gene Therapy; Chapter 3: Gene Delivery Systems; Chapter 4: Challenges of Human Germline Gene Therapy; Chapter 5: Therapy vs. Enhancement and Other Pertinent Distinctions; Chapter 6: Potential Benefits and Harms of Human Germline Gene Therapy; Chapter 7: Human Germline Gene Therapy, Rights and Responsibilities; Chapter 8: Human Germline Gene Therapy and Justice; Chapter 9: Human Germline Gene Therapy and Our Humanness.
Summary: In the last decade, scholars throughout the world have begun to break the conversational taboo surrounding human genetic engineering. This book will contribute to this important discussion by providing an up-to-date summary and analysis of key issues in human germline gene therapy with the intention of laying the foundation for further debates and public policy decisions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Front Cover; Inside Front Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: From Genes to Disease; Chapter 2: Alternatives to Human Germline Gene Therapy; Chapter 3: Gene Delivery Systems; Chapter 4: Challenges of Human Germline Gene Therapy; Chapter 5: Therapy vs. Enhancement and Other Pertinent Distinctions; Chapter 6: Potential Benefits and Harms of Human Germline Gene Therapy; Chapter 7: Human Germline Gene Therapy, Rights and Responsibilities; Chapter 8: Human Germline Gene Therapy and Justice; Chapter 9: Human Germline Gene Therapy and Our Humanness.

In the last decade, scholars throughout the world have begun to break the conversational taboo surrounding human genetic engineering. This book will contribute to this important discussion by providing an up-to-date summary and analysis of key issues in human germline gene therapy with the intention of laying the foundation for further debates and public policy decisions.

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