NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Obama Administration's bioethics advisory panel plans to write a report on how researchers, clinicians, and direct-to-consumer testing firms should handle any incidental but potentially important health-related and genetic information they discover while testing in
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An Obama Administration panel today released a dozen recommendations drafted to help create policies for securing whole-genome sequencing data, with the aim of protecting individual privacy without hampering the use of genome sequencing in research and medicine.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues is getting closer to finalizing a set of recommendations for steps the White House could take to address privacy concerns stemming from the increased use of whole genome sequencing for research and clinical
Lisa Lee is the new executive director of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, succeeding Valerie Bonham, who is returning to the National Institutes of Health's Office of the General Counsel.
Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.