Medicina genómica ¿Privilegio de los países desarrollados?

Rothhammer Francisco


"Genomic medicine is defined as the application of the knowledge originating from the Human Genome Project in health sciences. It has a vertiginous advance in developed countries, but its use in developing regions is scanty. This contributes to global health inequalities, stressing one of the greatest ethical problems that mankind is facing. In a study leaded by the University of Toronto Center of Bioethics, 28 highly qualified scientists elaborated a list of the ten most important biotechnologies to improve public health in developing countries. Several of these technologies are successfully applied in countries such as China, Cuba and Mexico. The factors that are hindering the application of such technologies in Chile, are briefly discussed (Rev M

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Título según SCIELO: Medicina genómica ¿Privilegio de los países desarrollados?
Título de la Revista: REVISTA MEDICA DE CHILE
Volumen: 133
Número: 9
Editorial: Sociedad Médica de Santiago
Fecha de publicación: 2005
Página de inicio: 1108
Página final: 1110
Idioma: es