Pharmacogenomics: Revolution in Health Care?
- Extra Reading
Several countries are bringing together genetic databases and individual medical records with the hope of rationalising health care - so-called pharmacogenomics. The sale of the Icelandic database to a private company has generated a tremendous conflict amongst the scientific and clinical community. Such conflicts can clarify otherwise hidden problems of privacy, patients' rights, informed consent and the commodification of bio-information.
A part of the lecture series, Conflict and Consensus in the Age of the New Genetics.
This event was on Mon, 05 Feb 2001
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