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
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From a study that explores the regulatory burden researchers face to the development of a device that applies a biodegradable adhesive to internal organs, this week's Research Ethics Roundup delves into how advances in technology and changes in regulations are impacting the course of research.