Special Issues in Conducting Human Genetic Research

TitleSpecial Issues in Conducting Human Genetic Research
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsJuengst, ET
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsBIOLOGY , GENETICS , Informed , Informed Consent , Privacy , Privacy and Surveillance , SCIENCE
AbstractThis article discusses how more and more fields are turning to the human genome when conducting research, and some of the ethical issues inherent with working with genetic information. This looks the array of standards that have been developed for dealing with this kind of information within the genetic research community, and methods for respecting the informed consent and privacy of individuals involved in research. This module includes case studies, suggested readings, and a bibliography of books, articles and relevant online resources related to the ethical handling of genetic information.
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