By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As genomics tools and genetic knowledge begin to transform medicine and genomics is applied in numerous ways beyond biomedicine, the National Human Genome Research Institute has made studies of the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of this progress an important part of its strategic vision for future efforts.

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