CDC/NIH Workshop Releases Personal Genomics Recommendations | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A government-led panel has issued a list of recommendations related to the clinical utility and clinical validity of personal genomic tests, enhancing knowledge about these tests, and developing standards for these tests, according to a report in the journal Genetics in Medicine.

The report is the product of a December 2008 workshop led by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it included a number of other stakeholders in government, academia, and the business world.

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