Tag: human genome

  • “Our main goal is not to cause any harm or additional stress to families,” says Nancy Spinner, head of genomic diagnostics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. More

    August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

  • Is the promise of direct-to-consumer genetic testing being oversold? What ethical and public policy concerns does selling genetic tests directly to the public raise?

    September 4, 2009 | Comments (3)

  • Researches are hopeful that mapping the human genome will lead to a revolution in biomedicine, but scientists and ethicists worry about the moral questions the new knowledge could raise.

    June 16, 2000 | 0 Comments