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Listen to W&L Law Professor's Bioethics Discussion

With health care reform the center of contentious debate these days, and contributed a chapter on the Jesse Gelsinger, who died 10 years ago at age 18 as the victim of a gene therapy experiment that went awry at the University of Pennsylvania. Gelsinger was the first American to die while participating in gene therapy research, and, Wilson contentds that very little has changed in the last decade to protect those who participate in future studies. She was the author of an opinion piece on the subject in the Arizona Daily Star.