Liza-Marie Johnson, MD, MPH, MSB, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Melissa Creary, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
Pilar Ossorio, JD, PhD, Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Abstract: This panel will discuss the current state of therapy for sickle cell disease and some ethical issues that arise in the emerging use of gene transfer or gene editing for treating the disease. Dr. Johnson will focus on ethical issues identified by patients, and Dr. Creary will discuss some of the social and historical ethical challenges that relate to genetic interventions for sickle cell.
ELSI Hub Friday Forum sponsored by NHGRI
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