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Reproductive Genetic Testing: Issues and Options for Policymakers
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005)
Reproductive genetic testing offers prospective parents information about their risk of having a child with a genetic disease or characteristic. This information can be used to help prospective parents make reproductive ...
Public Health at Risk: Failures in Oversight of Genetic Testing Laboratories
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2006-09)
The Human Genome Project unleashed a torrent of information about the human genome and the role of genetic variation in human health. As a result, genetic testing is now among the fastest growing areas of laboratory medicine. ...
Genetic tests are testing the law
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2006)
Genetic testing technology has brought new hope—and reproductive options—to would-be parents. But when a testing error occurs or the results are misread or miscommunicated, children may be born with severe, lifelong ...