UCSF's Fetal Treatment Center highlighted in Wall Street Journal

The Fetal Treatment Center at UCSF Children’s Hospital was highlighted in a Feb. 3, 2009, Wall Street Journal story about treating genetic conditions in the womb. The story mentions an ongoing trial at UCSF that uses steroids to treat a condition that causes abnormal lung tissue in a fetus. An accompanying Wall Street Journal news blog about ethical issues related to prenatal diagnostics quotes Michael Harrison, MD, professor of surgery and pediatrics at UCSF.

Parents Agonize Over Treatment in the Womb:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123362103923941589.html?mod=todays_us_personal_journal

New Prenatal Tests Lead To Tough Choices:
http://blogs.wsj.com/juggle/2009/02/03/new-prenatal-tests-lead-to-tough-choices/

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