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Changes in Genetic Testing Recommendations Strengthen Patient Autonomy

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Recent modifications in recommendations regarding incidental findings (IFs) in genetic testing from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) depart from the college’s 2013 recommendations in favor of an individualized approach. Experts in the Bioethics Program of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine published a [...]

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Implications of Patient Genomic Sequencing at ACMG

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine will present results of three different studies evaluating implications and feasibility of genome sequencing at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting this week in Nashville, Tenn. Presenters are available for interviews at the conference or remote interviews by [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Bioethics

Barbara Koenig, Ph.D. __________________________________________________________________ Barbara Koenig, Ph.D., an anthropologist who studies contemporary biomedicine Author of more than 105 scientific articles, book chapters, editorials, abstracts and books Media Experience: Interview experience with local broadcast and national print and broadcast media, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, [...]

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