Unit 6 - Genetic Therapy and Human Enhancement


This is the sixth unit in an extensive Course on Genomics, Ethics and Society. This unit (6) deals specifically with ethical issues raised by genomics in the context of human genetic therapies and human enhancement. Units 1-7 each last approximately 2 weeks, and Unit 8 contains the final case study.


Authors: Clare Palmer, Penny Riggs, T.J.Kasperbauer, Jeremy Johnson at Texas A&M University, College Station and Lauren Cifuentes, Seung Won Park and Jaime McQueen at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.