The Negative Effects of Immigration Restrictions on the Gene Therapy Community
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology
Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration
The first several weeks since U.S. President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated have been punctuated by a number of Executive Orders (EO) affecting a broad range of individuals. None has had greater potential impact than the January 27, 2017, EO regarding immigration from seven Muslim majority nations. Unfortunately, these actions have had a direct negative impact on some scientists and physicians engaged in the noble pursuit of improving the lives of patients by harnessing the potential of gene therapy.
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Citation: Hum Gene Ther. 2017 Mar;28(3):227. doi: 10.1089/hum.2017.29040.trf. Link to article on publisher's site
Flotte, Terence R., "The Negative Effects of Immigration Restrictions on the Gene Therapy Community" (2017). Pediatric Publications and Presentations. 139.