Monthly Archives: March 2009

Direct to consumer marketing and testing

Why bother getting your fortune told when you can get far more precise information about you, your ancestry and your future with a simple genetic test? That is the claim anyways from companies offering personal DNA tests directly to consumers. … Continue reading

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Use of Genetic Information in the United States (US) Military

In the US, there are several state and federal protections against inappropriate use of personal genetic information. However, in the US armed forces, those protections are not equally applied and genetic information is routinely used in all branches of the … Continue reading

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Cardiac Genetics – a day at the Cricket Stadium

Yesterday we hosted a stakeholder event at the SWALEC Stadium, Glamorgan Cricket Ground to explore the key factors that could be used in an evaluation of Cardiac Genetic Services. Researchers from the Genomics Policy Unit/NHS National Genetics Education and Development … Continue reading

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