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    • Genetic tests are testing the law 

      Crockin, SL; Javitt, G; Baruch, S.; Bloom, E. M. (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 ...
    • Human Germline Genetic Modification: Issues and Options for Policymakers 

      Baruch, S.; Pritchard, D.; Javitt, G.; Scott, J.; Borchelt, R.; Kalfoglou, A.; Hudson, K. (Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005)
      Germline genetic modification is possible in animals, but not yet in humans. If certain technical obstacles were overcome, human germline genetic modification (HGGM) could allow human beings to create permanent heritable ...
    • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis: A Discussion of Challenges, Concerns, and Preliminary Policy Options Related to the Genetic Testing of Human Embryos 

      Baruch, S.; Javitt, G; Scott, J; Hudson, K (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 ...
    • Reproductive Genetic Testing: Issues and Options for Policymakers 

      Baruch, S.; Javitt, G; Scott, J.; Hudson, K (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 ...