Amanda L. Gladin-Kramer

Amanda L. Gladin-KramerClass of 2013
Staff, Volume 38

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Biobanking Without Borders: An International Perspective on the Ethics of Genomic Biobanking

In his keynote address, Professor Conley introduced plans for a bold study, conducted by the UNC School of Medicine, to identify several genes where mutations are strongly associated with common diseases, sequence those genes in a group of healthy human subjects, and then provide those subjects with information and counseling about their test results. Through his affiliation with the UNC Center for Genomics and Society, Professor Conley will study the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of this kind of genomic biobanking as a public health tool.

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