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Human Genomics

  1. Content type: Opinion Article

    There are bioethical, institutional, economic, legal, and cultural obstacles to creating the robust-precompetitive-data resource that will be required to advance the vision of “precision medicine,” the ability...

    Authors: Maynard V. Olson

    Citation: Human Genomics 2017 11:23

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  2. Content type: Opinion

    This paper considers the tensions created in genomic research by public and private for-profit ideals. Our intent is to strengthen the public good at a time when doing science is strongly motivated by market p...

    Authors: Benjamin Capps, Ruth Chadwick, Yann Joly, John J. Mulvihill, Tamra Lysaght and Hub Zwart

    Citation: Human Genomics 2017 11:20

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Call for Papers: Ethics, Law, and Society in Human Genomics

Guest Editor: Professor Ruth Chadwick, University of Manchester, UK

Papers are invited which address current and emerging issues in human genomics, such as data sharing, personalized and precision medicine, and feedback of findings.  Submissions which explicitly deal with how the issues are framed (e.g., in terms of ethical principles such as autonomy, justice and solidarity) are welcome, including discussions of the possibilities and challenges of harnessing genomic research for public good. 

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017