Gene therapy: Socioeconomic and ethical issues a roundtable discussion

A. L. Hillman, Malcolm Brenner, A. L. Caplan, J. Carey, W. Champey, K. W. Culver, M. F. Drummond, D. A. Freund, E. W. Holmes, W. N. Kelley, G. Kolata, M. N. Levine, E. Levy, S. W. Schondelmeyer, T. Velu, J. M. Wilson

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1139-1144
Number of pages6
JournalHuman Gene Therapy
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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