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1. Stem Cell Topic: Public Sector Oversight
in the design and conduct of gene therapy research widely accepted. This experience of functioning as a sort of national research ethics committee for gene therapy research protocols from 1984-1994, indicates that federal oversight can be effective
http://www.counterbalance.org/stemcell/publi-body.html - 9.4kb

2. Stem Cell Topic: The Enormous Potential Value of Stem Cell Research
just what turns which genes on and off. Once scientists have learned how to trigger gene expression , they can apply it to pluripotent stem cells and direct the growth of selected bodily tissue. Particular organs could be grown in culture.
http://www.counterbalance.org/stemtp/enorm-body.html - 7.7kb

3. Stem Cell Topic: Gene Therapy
Gene Therapy In Gene Therapy, Genetic material that provides a missing or necessary protein, or causes a clinically-relevant biochemical process, is introduced into an organ for a therapeutic effect. For Gene-based therapies
http://www.counterbalance.org/stemcell/genet-body.html - 2.4kb

4. General Term: Gene Therapy
Gene Therapy The use of Genes and the techniques of Genetic engineering in the treatment of a Genetic disorders. Related Topics: Genetics Contributed by: BU Search for Gene
http://www.counterbalance.org/biogloss/genther-body.html - 1.9kb

5. General Term: Somatic Cell Gene Therapy
Somatic Cell Gene Therapy Genetic engineering of adult cells to alleviate disease, however, it is not possible yet. Related Topics: Genetics Contributed by: BU Search for
http://www.counterbalance.org/biogloss/scgt-body.html - 2.0kb

6. Genetics Topic: Improving our DNA
agree that some forms of gene therapy (e.g. somatic therapy) could be beneficial, enhancement through germline engineering raises cautions about protecting human dignity. The primary caution raised has to do with our lack of knowledge
http://www.counterbalance.org/genetics/germ-body.html - 3.6kb

7. Genetics Topic: Treating Faulty DNA
says, Somatic cell gene therapy for the treatment of severe disease is considered ethical because it can be supported by the fundamental moral principle of beneficence : It would relieve human suffering. gene therapy would be, therefore,
http://www.counterbalance.org/genetics/soma-body.html - 3.8kb

8. Biography: Robert Sapolsky
of stress and neuron degeneration, as well as on the possibilities of gene therapy strategies for help in protecting susceptible neurons from disease. In his well-known book Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: An Updated Guide to Stress,
http://www.counterbalance.org/bio/sapolsky-body.html - 4.3kb

9. Interview: Ted Peters
important is the search for genes that cause disease. And if we can find a gene that causes disease, if we can find the switch that turns it on or turns it off, we can come up with a therapy. And with a therapy, we can help make human life
http://www.counterbalance.org/transcript/ted-body.html - 21.5kb

10. Resources: Bibliography for Peters on Genetics
Bibliography for Peters on Genetics "Biotechnology: Its Challenges to the Churches and the World," August 1989, World Council of Churches, P.O. Box 2100, 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland, p.2. "Germ-Line Gene
http://www.counterbalance.org/reading/genebib-body.html - 8.0kb

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