Safety of Gene Therapy

Witnesses testified about medical testing involving gene therapy, a process of using DNA to correct a wide variety of inherited disorders,… read more

Witnesses testified about medical testing involving gene therapy, a process of using DNA to correct a wide variety of inherited disorders, as well as some forms of cancer and heart disease. Mr. Gelsinger talked about his son who died as a result of the tests. He was followed by two panels of officials and scientists who talked about a variety of topics, including if scientists had been truthful in informing patients of the risks of the therapy and why the F.D.A. and National Institutes of Health had not shared information with each other. close

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Safety of Gene Therapy

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Program ID:
155137-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 2, 2000
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2000

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  • Feb 02, 2000 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2000 | 1:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 03, 2000 | 4:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2000 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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