Bioethics Panel Seeks Input On Genome Privacy Issues

Law360, New York (March 27, 2012, 6:08 PM EDT) -- A commission created by President Barack Obama to study bioethical issues asked the public for comments on ethical and privacy issues involving personal genome sequencing, saying Tuesday that it intends to report to the president on the matter later this year.

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues decided last month to study the issues surrounding large-scale human genome sequencing and intends to spend the next six months collecting input from scientific, ethics and health care patient groups, according to a request for comment...
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