The finished document you submit will be a 4-7 paragraph essay of at least 700 words. You should use our class textbook as your source. You will need to use APA in-line citations and reference list (not counted for word count requirement purposes).
The first human death caused by genetic research in the Jesse Gelsinger case raised ethical and regulatory questions that are discussed in Ch. 16 of your textbook. Use your final exam essay to analyze the Jesse Gelsinger case, including an overview of the key facts, the main ethical questions that are raised, the application of prudential reasoning, and key learnings from the case that can help improve ethical guidelines around genetic research. Suggested organization:
Provide an overview of the Jesse Gelsinger case and the key facts involved.. You can get most of this information in the Deveterre textbook (provide APA citations). (1 paragraph)
Using your Deveterre textbook for citations, provide your own analysis of the main ethical issues and problems raised by the case. (1-2 paragraphs)
Discuss the application of prudential reasoning to the various perspectives of the different parties involved in the case (1-2 paragraphs)
Discuss and highlight key learnings from this case that can be used to improve ethical guidelines around genetic research. You can get most of this information in the Deveterre textbook (provide citations). (1-2 paragraphs).