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Novel Gene-Based Therapeutics Targeting the Dopaminergic System in Parkinson’s Disease

Deniz Kirik, Tomas Björklund, Shilpa Ramaswamy, and Jeffrey H. Kordower

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0034
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

Novel therapeutic intervention based on gene therapy has moved the field of Parkinson's disease (PD) research forward during the last decade. The process of supplementing cells with genes that ... More


Genetics, Cloning, and Stem Cell Research

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter provides an overview of ethical, social, and policy issues related to research on human genetics and embryonic stem cells. It covers such topics as genetic engineering of animals and ... More


Gene Therapy Toward Clinical Application in the Cardiovascular Field

Hironori Nakagami, Mariana Kiomy Osako, and Ryuichi Morishita

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter discusses the results of a study which assessed the potential of hepatocyte growth factor as a powerful angiogenic factor for treating peripheral arterial disease. It describes a novel ... More


Gene Therapy—Cure or Challenge?

Sheila A. M. McLean

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter addresses concerns regarding gene therapy. It has been suggested that we are bigger than our genetic inheritance — that genes may predict some, but not all, of what we are. Yet ... More


When the Wall Comes Tumbling Down: HIV/AIDS

William R. Clark

in In Defense of Self: How the Immune System Really Works

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336634
eISBN:
9780199868568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336634.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

AIDS presents one of the greatest medical and scientific challenges of the past sixty years. This chapter examines AIDS as a medical problem, as a problem in virology, and from an immunological point ... More


The Immune System and Cancer

William R. Clark

in In Defense of Self: How the Immune System Really Works

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336634
eISBN:
9780199868568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336634.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Cancers arise as a result of mutations in genes controlling cell division. They may well arise in the body on a fairly frequent basis. Most or all cancers display information on their surface that ... More


Exclusions in Patent Law as an Indirect Form of Regulation for New Health Technologies in Europe

Amanda Odell‐West

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the effects of the ‘medical’ and ‘morality’ exclusions in patent law on new health technologies. It begins by outlining the legal framework for patents in Europe and describing ... More


Genomes and What to Make of Them

Barry Barnes and John Dupre

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226172958
eISBN:
9780226172965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The announcement in 2003 that the Human Genome Project had completed its map of the entire human genome was heralded as a stunning scientific breakthrough. Since then, boasts about the benefits—and ... More


Social Media Meet Science Hype

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this dialogue, Dr. Rebecca Franklin is having a conversation with medical anthropologist Ann Cummings of the University of New South Wales and stem cell biologist Bretton Salisbury of Duke ... More


Reversing Macular Degeneration

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this dialogue, Dr. Rebecca Franklin is having a conversation with Ben Townsend, a stem cell scientist, and his mother Barbara Townsend, a professor emeritus in the history of medicine at the ... More


Looking Back and Forward

John E. Dowling and Joseph L. Dowling

in Vision: How It Works and What Can Go Wrong

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034616
eISBN:
9780262333566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034616.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Many of the advances made in our understanding of visual mechanisms from one thousand years ago to the present time are discussed. Our knowledge has increased exponentially in more recent years, ... More


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