NIH to Fund New Studies of Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genomics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health will fund new projects that delve into the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of human genomics research, such as efforts to identify, analyze, and address the ways in which advances in genomics impact health sciences and medicine.

These studies may examine the ways in which genomics is affecting society and use approaches from different disciplines, such as ethics, economics, law, clinical and computational sciences, philosophy, epidemiology, and other areas.

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