NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A newly begun federal and private joint study will investigate the attitudes of young adults toward undergoing genetic testing for common diseases, and about how they would use information provided by such tests, the National Institutes of Health said yesterday.
 
The study, called the MultiPlex Initiative, aims to understand how the development of personalized medicine might be affected by the attitudes towards genetic testing held by individuals aged 25 to 40 years.
 

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