Ethical Limits to ‘Molecular Medicine’

  1. Prof. Gerhard Quinkert2 and
  2. Dr. M. Volkan Kisakürek3
  1. Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker

Published Online: 3 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783906390451.ch11

Essays in Contemporary Chemistry: From Molecular Structure towards Biology

Essays in Contemporary Chemistry: From Molecular Structure towards Biology

How to Cite

Winnacker, E.-L. (2001) Ethical Limits to ‘Molecular Medicine’, in Essays in Contemporary Chemistry: From Molecular Structure towards Biology (eds G. Quinkert and M. V. Kisakürek), Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Zürich. doi: 10.1002/9783906390451.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Organische Chemie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Marie Curie-Str. 11, D-60439 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  2. 3

    Verlag Helvetica Chimica Acta, Hofwiesenstrasse 26, Postfach, CH-8042 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, D-53175 Bonn, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783906390284

Online ISBN: 9783906390451

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Keywords:

  • molecular medicine;
  • ethical limits

Summary

What was utopia in 1931 has entered a phase in 1999 that adds some reality to the science fiction of 68 years ago. What have we learned, and into which direction are we moving?