Bioethicists Urge More Research as They Consider Recommendations for Genomic Testing of Children | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A range of ethical questions are being considered as genome and exome sequencing trickles into clinical care. But children pose a unique problem for this fledgling field, and a group of bioethicists has suggested in an article published this week in the American Journal of Bioethics that more research must be done before consistent and sound guidelines will be developed.

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