At Eye on DNA, Hsien-Hsien Lei wonders whether the potential market for genetic services will suffer in the current economic downturn. While Americans have less and less disposable income, will they actually choose to spend money on these tests? Though direct-to-consumer genetic testing is more widely available in the U.S. than in any other country, writes Lei, "it would be interesting to see the uptake of personal genomic services in countries other than the U.S." where socialized medicine is more prevalent.
Extra Spending Money Always Goes for Something Useful, Right?
May 08, 2008