Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine comments on Craig Venter’s creation of synthetic life.
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Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses Craig Venter’s findings.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses ethical issues surrounding new genetic engineering discoveries.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discusses Craig Venter and what his accomplishment means to science.
Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine says, “The FDA should keep a ‘close eye’ on commercial gene tests.”
PHILADELPHIA –- An international collaboration led by chemists and engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has prepared a library of synthetic biomaterials that mimic cellular membranes and that show promise in targeted delivery of cancer drugs, gene therapy, proteins, imaging and diagnostic agents and cosmetics safely to the body in the emerging field called nanomedicine.
The study appears in the current issue of the journal Science.
Sarah Lyon of the School of Medicine is cited for research on how insurance affects medical care in intensive-care units.