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Gelsinger Case
Jesse Gelsinger Gene Therapy Death: Jesse Gelsinger, 18, died in September 1999 after a failed experimental therapy administered by the University of Pennsylvania (full report).
Web Resources
Web Links Human Genome Project Information
 GeneMed Network
 National Human Genome Research Project
 American Society of Gene Therapy
 Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
 National Bioethics Advisory Committee
 The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
Cancer Prompts FDA to Halt Gene Therapy
The FDA has suspended U.S. gene therapy experiments after learning that a third child who underwent treatment in France has developed cancer as a result.

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