Human Genome Project, HUGO and Future Health Care
Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
How to Cite
van Ommen, G.-J. B. 2006. Human Genome Project, HUGO and Future Health Care. eLS.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2006
The Human Genome Project and the publication of the human genome sequence have opened the possibility of an entirely new approach to healthcare, based on the genotype of the individual. However, this approach is fraught with ethical problems, among them the risk of widening the gap between haves and have-nots both globally and within any one country.
- human genome project;