Who should decide? The Complex Ethics of Pediatric Genome Sequencing

September 16, 2015

A working group of the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium has offered an ethical framework to guide pediatricians in pursuing clinical sequencing studies, interpreting results and disclosing findings. CSER was established to speed the integration of genomics into clinical practice and is funded by NHGRI and the National Cancer Institute, both part of NIH. The study was published Sept. 14, 2015, in the advanced online issue of Pediatrics. 

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