Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, December 9th, 1996
The treaty, developed by the International Bar Association's Medicine and Law Committee, is expected to be presented to the United Nations in 1997. The Committee, part of the IBA's Section on General Practice, has been working on the treaty for almost five years upon the suggestion of the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) - a worldwide co-operative of scientists working on unveiling the information attached to human genes.
It is likely the draft - which was debated during working sessions at...
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