Items Tagged ‘#DTC genomic tests’

January 29, 2018

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing–a rapidly shifting landscape

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

Direct-to-consumer genetic or over the counter testing emerged in the early 2000s as a means of allowing consumers to access information about their genetics without the involvement of a physician. While early models were popular with consumers, they were controversial in medical and regulatory circles. In the January 2018 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings authors […]

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Tags: #David Robinson, #DNA analysis, #Dr. Megan Allyse, #DTC genomic tests, #medical education, #Symposium on Precision Medicine, Bioethics, biomedical ethics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Dr. Richard Sharp, mayo clinic

December 13, 2016

Looking back and forward: ethical issues surrounding home DNA kits

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Home DNA kits are alluring for their deep dive into the unknown:  Learn your true heritage, or discover your real biological parent. For almost 15 years, people have had the opportunity to learn about their genetic makeup using at-home genetic testing kits. They’ve become so common that you see them sold on deal-of-the-day consumer websites […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicne, #David Robinson, #DNA analysis, #DTC genomic tests, #medicaleducation, #medicalresearch, #Summer undergraduate research fellow, #SURF, Bioethics, biomedical ethics, Dr. Richard Sharp, mayo clinic

October 6, 2016

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2016: Day 2 Afternoon Session Recap

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

On the second day of Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, a conference sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, the afternoon sessions brought compelling presentations and lively discussion about the promise of genomics now and in the future. The Genomic Era: Promise and Over-Promise “We try to take all the things we […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jill Hagenkord, #DTC genomic tests, #Home DNA tests, #Justin Kao, center for individualized medicine, Dr. LeRoy Hood, Dr. Marshall Summar, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine

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