Human genetic technologies, European governance and the politics of bioethics

  title={Human genetic technologies, European governance and the politics of bioethics},
  author={Brian Salter and Mavis Jones},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
With human genetic technologies now an important area of European research and development, bioethics is becoming increasingly important in its regulation and future. As regulatory decisions are also statements about who should get what, bioethics cannot avoid political controversy. Can bioethics sustain its claimed role as authoritative adviser to decision makers, or will its attempts to reach a consensus on human genetic technologies be perceived as the actions of an ambitious interest group… CONTINUE READING

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