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Opinionated Science Episode 9: The Ethics of Genetics Testing: “Duty of Care”, Consent and Data Security
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Opinionated Science Episode 9: The Ethics of Genetics Testing: “Duty of Care”, Consent and Data Security

Opinionated Science Episode 9: The Ethics of Genetics Testing: “Duty of Care”, Consent and Data Security
Podcast

Opinionated Science Episode 9: The Ethics of Genetics Testing: “Duty of Care”, Consent and Data Security


Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, where our team of scientists-turned-journalists cut out the chewy jargon and serve up slices of the most fascinating stories from the world of science. Expect a new Opinionated Science every other Friday.

Genetic data is moving to the mainstream. Testing, both in the clinic and through direct-to-consumer delivery, is much quicker and cheaper then ever before. But these advances have come with a lot of ethical baggage. In this podcast we discuss how clinical testing can throw up surprise results for doctor and patient, the test data that is helping fight COVID-19 and how one of our own editors responded to receiving her genetic risk scores.

Read more from this podcast: 

Exploring the Ethics of Genetic Testing

Exploring the Ethics of Genetic Testing: What Does Consent Mean?

Exploring the Ethics of Genetic Testing: Where Does Duty Begin and End?

Data from Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Used To Create a Drug for Inflammatory Diseases

Chronologically, I'm 23, but Biologically – I'm 26

Large Study Suggests Blood Type O May Be a Protective Factor Against COVID-19

One Year on, Scientists Defend Canada’s Anti-Genetic Discrimination Law

Listen to more Technology Networks podcasts here.

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