Today, scores of companies, primarily in the United States and Europe, are offering whole genome scanning services directly to the public. The proliferation of these companies and the services they offer demonstrate a public appetite for this information and where the future of genetics may be headed; they also demonstrate the need for serious discussion about the regulatory environment, patient privacy, and other policy implications of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing. Rapid advances in genetic research already ...

Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing: Summary of a Workshop 2011, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309162166

Trade paperback