The ethics of somatic and germline gene therapy

Paul G. McDonough

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations


Somatic gene therapy research in humans is still searching for appropriate vector systems and remains experimental. Germline therapy is a major technical challenge and can be considered only for the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)378-382
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

Cite this