Gene Therapy: Scientific Principles and Ethical Considerations: The 2023 Scientific Lecture of the Society of Catholic Scientists Rochester - Catholic Courier
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Gene Therapy: Scientific Principles and Ethical Considerations: The 2023 Scientific Lecture of the Society of Catholic Scientists Rochester

April 20, 2023 @ 7:15 pm

Gene therapy will be the topic of the 2023 Scientific Lecture of the Society of Catholic Scientists Rochester. Gene therapy, in which human genes are edited and transferred, is a revolutionary scientific and medical advance which is entering mainstream medical care. Dr. David Dean is a University of Rochester basis scientist who works in the field of gene therapies for lung diseases. He will discuss some of the science behind gene therapy. Dr. Shand is a University of Rochester physician and bioethicist. She will discuss the ethical principals that should be considered as gene therapies are introduced to direct medical care.

Dr. Dean is a member of the Our Lady Queen of Peace in Brighton and Dr. Shand is a member of St. Louis in Pittsford.

The Society of Catholic Scientists is committed to promotion of intellectual dialog between science and faith. For more information, please contact scsrochester@gmail.com. The website for the Rochester SCS chapter is scsrochester.mullennet.com.

For maps of the campus and parking see https://scsrochester.mullennet.com/
A Zoom link is available for those unable to attend the lecture in person. Please contact scsrochester@gmail.com.

500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627 United States
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