November 2, 2016

A New Edition of European Journal of Human Genetics Is Now Available

European Journal of Human Genetics (vol. 24, no. 11, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Return of Individual Genomic Research Results: What Do Consent Forms Tell Participants?” by Stacey Pereira, Jill Oliver Robinson, and Amy L McGuire “Consent for Newborn … Read More

November 1, 2016

Precision Medicine and Genomics–an Opportunity to Improve Public Health?

(Medical Xpress) – Today, healthcare is portrayed as standing at a crossroads. Precision medicine (also referred to as genomic, personal or individualized medicine) is expected to revolutionize future healthcare. Fundamentally, the promise of precision medicine is that an individual’s genetic … Read More

October 31, 2016

Genetic Testing Fumbles, Revealing ‘Dark Side’ of Precision Medicine

(STAT News) – Enthusiasm for precision medicine, from the White House down to everyday physicians, is at an all-time high. But serious problems with the databases used to interpret patients’ genetic profiles can lead to “inappropriate treatment” with “devastating consequences,” researchers at … Read More

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