Gene Therapy: Socioeconomic and Ethical Issues A Roundtable Discussion Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Gene therapy research has the potential to revolutionize the way in which many human diseases are treated. Despite its enormous potential, roundtable panelists concluded that the field needs time to mature scientifically without pressure to develop a marketable therapeutic product. In addition, health care decision makers, physicians, and the lay public need to be educated on the future medical, economic, and ethical ramifications of gene therapy.

authors

  • Hillman, Alan L
  • Brenner, Malcolm K
  • Caplan, Arthur L
  • Carey, John
  • Champey, Yves
  • Culver, Kenneth W
  • Drummond, Michael F
  • Freund, Deborah A
  • Holmes, Edward W
  • Kelley, William N
  • Kolata, Gina
  • Levine, Mark Norman
  • Levy, Emile
  • Schondelmeyer, Stephen W
  • Velu, Thierry
  • Wilson, James M

publication date

  • June 10, 1996