Items Tagged ‘Jen McCormick’

March 6, 2014

Who Inherits the Genomic Research Information of Deceased Participants?

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Guest Post Written By: Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D. The discussions about what to do with incidental findings discovered during genetic and genomic research have recently taken on the question, “What do we do with clinically relevant incidental findings, when the research participant is deceased?” From a Bioethical standpoint, we need to examine what researchers should do, if […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, Biorepositories, Biorepository, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, Genomic Research, genomics, HIPAA

August 13, 2013

The Impact of Henrietta Lacks on Genomic Research

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Until recently, very few people knew the name Henrietta Lacks, or what she has contributed to science. Through the voice of her daughter, and with the help of journalist Rebecca Skloot, the name Henrietta Lacks is synonymous with the HeLa cells from Ms. Lacks that were the first immortal, and stable cell line to be […]

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Tags: Bio Bank, Biobank, Bioethics, genome, Genome Sequencing, genomics, HeLa, HeLa Cancer Cells, HeLa Cells, Henrietta Lacks, individualized medicine, Jen McCormick

July 18, 2013

The Role of Bioethics in Individualized Medicine

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Jen McCormick, Ph.D., director of the Bioethics Program for the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic outlines the goal of Bioethics to ensure that the Center for Individualized Medicine is aware of and responsibly addressing the ethical, legal, policy and social issues related to genomic research, translating genomic technologies for clinical use and […]

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Tags: Bioethics, genome, genomics, individualized medicine, Jen McCormick, mayo clinic

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