Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
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How to Cite
Connell, S. 2001. Bioethics: ELSI. eLS. .
- Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
Bioethics is the study of ethical issues in biology and other life sciences, and in healthcare and medicine. In human genome research, bioethics provides a framework for discussion of ethical, legal and social issues, notably genetic privacy, genetic discrimination, and gene therapy (somatic and germline).
- gene therapy;
- genetic discrimination;
- genetic privacy;
- human genome project