New report from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
It's called "Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing." The Commission described the rapid advances underway in the field of genome sequencing, but also noted growing concerns about privacy and security. The report lists twelve recommendations to improve current practices and to help safeguard privacy and security, including using deidentification wherever possible.
Posted on October 17, 2012 at 6:23 AM • 18 Comments