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Author Wailoo, Keith.

Title The troubled dream of genetic medicine : ethnicity and innovation in Tay-Sachs, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell disease / Keith Wailoo and Stephen Pemberton.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.042 W139T    Check Shelf
Description viii, 249 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-222) and index.
Contents Ethnic symbols in conflicted times -- Eradicating a "Jewish gene": promises and pitfalls in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease -- Risky business in white America: gene therapy and other ventures in the treatment of cystic fibrosis -- A perilous lottery for the Black family: sickle cells, social justice, and the new therapeutic gamble -- Dreams amid diversity.
Subject Genetic disorders -- Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Ethnic groups -- Diseases.
Tay-Sachs disease -- Genetic aspects.
Cystic fibrosis -- Genetic aspects.
Sickle cell anemia -- Genetic aspects.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- ethnology.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- prevention & control.
Anemia, Sickle Cell.
Cystic Fibrosis.
Health Services Accessibility.
Tay-Sachs Disease.
Added Author Pemberton, Stephen Gregory.
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