Q&A: Diana Bianchi on Consenting Women for NIPT in the Age of Incidental Findings | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a commentary in Nature this week, Diana Bianchi, a medical geneticist at the Tufts University School of Medicine, has made a plea to the non-invasive prenatal testing field to standardize its consent and patient counseling procedures to make sure women understand that there is the potential they might learn something not only about their fetus, but also about their own health.

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