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Gene Therapy: Expectations and Results

  1. Paul A Martin

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005653

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How to Cite

Martin, P. A. 2006. Gene Therapy: Expectations and Results. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

Industry has invested heavily in gene therapy since the first clinical trial in 1989. Ethical debates, regulations and public expectations have had a major impact on its commercial development.

Keywords:

  • gene therapy;
  • biotechnology industry;
  • public perception;
  • clinical development;
  • ethics