Wouldn’t it be great if disease caused by possession of a faulty gene could be treated at the genetic level rather than simply influencing the symptoms? Despite some initial success, the approach has proven harder to achieve in practice than was originally envisaged.
This short video on the topic was produced by second year undergraduates at the University of Leicester.
Previous Bioethicsbytes posts on the same theme please see the Categories menu to the right. Posts include:
- Rise of Planet of the Apes (Film review)
- Sister (Book review)
- Die Another Day (Film review)
- Horizon: Trial and Error (Documentary review)