In a related news story, Mats Hansson of Uppsala University in Sweden, Karen Maschke, of the Hastings Center, Ronald Green, director of the Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College, and other ethicists comment on the Science policy forum; see: Child DNA donors should have their say.
Gurwitz D, Fortier I, Lunshof JE, Knoppers BM. Research ethics. Children and population biobanks. Science. 2009 Aug 14;325(5942):818-9. PMID: 19679798.
Dolgin E. Child DNA donors should have their say. Nature News. August 13, 2009. doi:10.1038/news.2009.819.
Other Predictive Health Ethics News
Ameer B, Krivoy N. Direct-to-Consumer/Patient Advertising of Genetic Testing: A Position Statement of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. J Clin Pharmacol. 2009 Aug;49(8):886-8. PMID: 19602717.
Boddington P. The ethics and regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Genome Med. 2009 Jul 20;1(7):71. PMID: 19638186
Bowen DJ, Harris J, Jorgensen CM, Myers MF, Kuniyuki A. Socioeconomic Influences on the Effects of a Genetic Testing Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Campaign. Public Health Genomics. 2009 Jul 28. PMID: 19641293
Darnovsky M, Reynolds J. The battle to patent your genes: the meaning of the Myriad case. The American Interest [Online]. September-October, 2009.
Giordano J. Quo vadis? Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine - preserving the humanistic character of medicine in a biotechnological future. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2009 Aug 14;4(1):12. PMID: 19682382
Serrano-Delgado M, Novello-Garza BI, Valdez-Martinez E. Ethical issues relating to the banking of umbilical cord blood in Mexico. BMC Med Ethics. 2009 Aug 14;10(1):12. PMID: 19678958
Wade N. Genes tied to gap in treatment of Hepatitis C. The New York Times. August 16, 2009.
Wade N. Cost of decoding a genome is lowered. The New York Times. August 10, 2009.
Wright C. Understanding DTC gentic risk prediction services. PHG Foundation News. August 14, 2009.
Wright C. Update on genetic non-discrimination legistlation. PHG Foundation News. August 10, 2009.