TAG ARCHIVES FOR consumer-based genetic testing


Though now we can do larger genetic tests faster and cheaper, it doesn’t always make sense. Time constraints and lack of genetic providers put a limitation on the ability to consent or educate a family before they decide on clinical or research genetic testing, making true informed consent difficult to obtain, and there are ethical considerations for secondary findings. Read more


Welcome to Research Ethics Reading List, a new feature from Ampersand where we feature books in or adjacent to the field of research ethics that we think you’ll find interesting, motivating, inspiring,  challenging, or some combination of the four! In this edition we look at books about tech industry bias and blind spots; the powers, perversions, and potential of heredity; animal Infections and the next human pandemic; and more! Read more