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Gene therapy in the post-Gelsinger era.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12476067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
As gene therapy research races to a first cure of a genetic-based disease, the research community has struggled with the aftermath of the well-publicized death of Jesse Gelsinger from complications of an experimental treatment. In a wrongful death lawsuit against the University of Pennsylvania and its researchers, Jesse Gelsinger's family alleged violations of federal regulations and research ethics. This article reviews gene therapy research, examines the role of the key players in this tragedy, and provides suggestions for preventing future misfortunes.
Authors:
Lynn Smith; Jacqueline Fowler Byers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Legal Cases    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JONA'S healthcare law, ethics and regulation     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1520-9229     ISO Abbreviation:  JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-11     Completed Date:  2003-02-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888423     Medline TA:  JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-10     Citation Subset:  E; N    
Affiliation:
University of Central Florida, School of Nursing, Orlando 32816, USA. lcsmith@mail.ucf.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Ethics Committees, Research
Gene Therapy / adverse effects,  ethics*,  legislation & jurisprudence*
Government Regulation
Homicide
Humans
Informed Consent
Philadelphia
Therapeutic Human Experimentation / ethics*,  legislation & jurisprudence*
United States

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