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The troubled dream of genetic medicine : ethnicity and innovation in Tay-Sachs, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell disease / Keith Wailoo and Stephen Pemberton.
- Wailoo, Keith.
About this work
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
viii, 249 pages ; 21 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -222) and index.
Ethnic symbols in conflicted times -- Eradicating a "Jewish gene": promises and pitfalls in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease -- Risky business in white America: gene therapy and other ventures in the treatment of cystic fibrosis -- A perilous lottery for the Black family: sickle cells, social justice, and the new therapeutic gamble -- Dreams amid diversity.
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LocationMedical Collection QZ50 2006W13t