- 320 pages
- Personalised Medicine, Individual Choice and the Common Good
- Britta Van Beers
- 16 April 2019 Britta Van Beers
Hippocrates Famously Advised Doctors It Is Far Important To Know What Person The Disease Has Than What Disease The Person Has Yet 2,500 Years Later, Personalised Medicine , Based On Individual Genetic Profiling And The Achievements Of Genomic Research, Claims To Be Revolutionary In This Book, Experts From A Wide Range Of Disciplines Critically Examine This Claim They Expand The Discussion Of Personalised Medicine Beyond Its Usual Scope To Include Many Other Highly Topical Issues, Including Human Nuclear Genome Transfer Three Parent IVF , Stem Cell Derived Gametes, Private Umbilical Cord Blood Banking, International Trade In Human Organs, Biobanks Such As The US Precision Medicine Initiative, Direct To Consumer Genetic Testing, Health And Fitness Self Monitoring Although These Technologies Often Prioritise Individual Choice, The Original Ideal Of Genomic Research Saw The Human Genome As The Common Heritage Of Humanity The Authors Question Whether Personalised Medicine Actually Threatens This Conception Of The Common Good.