Invitae revealed that it uses patient data for quality control and VUS resolution, with a Data Use Committee vetting all external academic and industry requests.
Lawsuit Claims Genetic Testing Company Ancestry Violated Illinois Privacy Act
A class-action lawsuit alleges that Ancestry violated the Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act when the firm was acquired by Blackstone last year.
Genetic counselors and patient advocates say more people are refusing genetic testing because they're uncertain of how it will impact their insurance.
Any short-term gains the bill may have on encouraging healthier lifestyles wouldn’t be worth the crippling effects it could have on the genomics field, leaders in the space said.
GINA Supporters Concerned House Bill Undermines Genetic Non-Discrimination Law
Some 50 groups have signed a letter expressing strong opposition to a bill that would allow workplace wellness programs to collect employees' genetic information.