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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: A Discussion of Challenges, Concerns, and Preliminary Policy Options Related to the Genetic Testing of Human Embryos
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2004)
A report by the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University outlines policy options to address the scientific and ethical challenges raised by genetic testing of human embryos. The report will be released ...
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. ...
IMAGN! Increasing Minority Awareness of Genetics Now!
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005)
The Human Genome Project revealed that any two humans are 99.9 percent genetically identical to each other. Yet by looking around you, it’s apparent that the 0.1 percent by which we all differ in our DNA can lead to ...
The Genetic Town Hall: Making Every Voice Count
(GENETICS & PUBLIC POLICY CENTER, 2004)
In six American cities during the summer of 2004, a unique information exchange took place. From students to seniors, from medical professionals to people with disabilities, from the homeless to the well-to-do, people ...