Researchers Look to Move Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Beyond Trisomies, but Face Ethical Challenges | GenomeWeb

Citing the success of non-invasive sequencing-based prenatal tests for fetal aneuploidies, several researchers at last week's American Society of Human Genetics conference in San Francisco reported that they are looking to expand the technique to screen for other genetic disorders, though they acknowledged that a number of ethical challenges must be addressed before the approach enters widespread practice.

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