Pharmacogenomics: Revolution in Health Care?

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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.

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This event was on Mon, 05 Feb 2001

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Professor Steven Rose

Professor of Physic

Professor Steven Rose is a Professor of Biology and Neurobiology at the Open University and University of London. Rose read Biochemistry at King's College, Cambridge and Neurobiology at Cambridge and the Institute...

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hilary rose

Professor Hilary Rose

Professor of Physic

Hilary Rose has published extensively in the sociology of science from a feminist perspective and has held numerous appointments in the UK, USA, Australia, Austria, Norway, Finland and at the Swedish...

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