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    Donna M. Gitter

    • Use of Estimated Data Should Require Informed Consent

      Posted on May 27, 2016

      The Icelandic biotech firm deCODE Genetics has pioneered a means of determining an individual’s susceptibility to various medical conditions with 99 percent accuracy by gathering information about that person’s relatives, including their medical and genealogical records. Of course, inferences have long been made about a person’s health by observing and gathering information about her relatives.… Read more