Do Statutes Enable Genetic Discrimination?

Asya Yanchinova

Abstract


Personalized medicine is only going to advance and increase in usage. The FDA's guidance documents have reflected this with growing rates of documents addressing the latest breakthroughs with each passing year. The laws or reforms that will come to pass will also have to anticipate the kind of progress that will be made in future years. To truly combat genetic discrimination, GINA will need to be more practical in its criteria of the handling of individuals' genetic information records and to have provisions for the numerous loopholes.

Keywords


Genome; genetics; public health; privacy; law; ethics; medical science; medical advances; genetic discrimination; privacy; medical records privacy

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