Jesse Gelsinger

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A gene therapy patient (1981-1999) who died after a hyperresponse to an engineered adenovirus that caused jaundice, coagulopathy, multiple-organ-system failure and brain death. He thus became the first person to die in a clinical trial for gene therapy
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Paul Gelsinger, Jesse's father, raises the possibility of conflict of interest at the University of Pennsylvania IRB that reviewed the trial in which his son died.