UK's Genome Ethics Effort Aims to Determine What Genomic Data Should Be Reported to Study Participants | GenomeWeb

Millions of whole-genome genotyping arrays have been run as part of various studies over the past decade, but how much information obtained from genome-wide scans should be reported to study participants?

Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, UK, plan to find out through a project called Genome Ethics. The aim of the study is to gather empirical data to help guide policy decision-making on the sharing of findings from whole-genome research studies.

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