Responsible Genetics The Moral Responsibility of Geneticists for the Consequences of Human Genetics Research

MORAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT The Human Genome Project (HGP) is now almost completed. A draft of the full DNA sequence of the human genome has recently been published (lnt. Hum. Gen. Seq. Cons., 2001; Venter et al., 2001). The project started in 1990 and was planned to be complet...

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Main Author: Nordgren, Anders
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Series:Philosophy and Medicine
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Justification, Promotion, and Access to Results
  • 4. Gene Hunting, Genetic Testing, and Genetically Tailor-Made Drugs
  • 5. Genetic Modification of Humans and Laboratory Animals
  • 6. Eugenics and the Long Term Goals of Reprogenetic Medicine