Describe a disease that is caused by a malfunctioning gene and can be cured by gene therapy.

Describe a disease that is caused by a malfunctioning gene and can be cured by gene therapy..

Malfunctioning gene

1. Genetic engineering and medicine

Choose one disease that has been cured by genetic engineering.

Briefly describe the disease; evaluate the cure.

2. Therapeutic cloning

Describe a disease that is caused by a malfunctioning gene and can be cured by gene therapy.

3. Genetic engineering and agriculture

Find an engineered agricultural crop or livestock.

Discuss the pro’s and con’s and any ethical concerns.

4. Reproductive cloning and conservation of endangered species

Find examples and discuss concerns.

5. Stem cell therapy

Find a disease that has been cured by this therapy.

What are some of the issues around stem cell therapy?

 

Describe a disease that is caused by a malfunctioning gene and can be cured by gene therapy.