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The Genetic Discrimination Observatory: confronting novel issues in genetic discrimination


Joly, Y and Huerne, K and Arych, M and Bombard, Y and De Paor, A and Dove, ES and Granados Moreno, P and Ho, CWL and Ho, CH and Van Hoyweghen, I and Kim, H and Lebret, A and Minssen, T and Cathaoir, KO and Prince, AER and Nair, APS and Otlowski, M and Pepper, MS and Sladek, R and Song, L and Voigt, TH and Zawati, MH and Dalpe, G, The Genetic Discrimination Observatory: confronting novel issues in genetic discrimination, Trends in Genetics, 37, (11) pp. 951-954. ISSN 0168-9525 (2021) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1016/j.tig.2021.08.004


Genetic discrimination (GD) is the differential or unfair profiling of an individual on the basis of genetic data. This article summarizes the actions of the Genetic Discrimination Observatory (GDO) in addressing GD and recent developments in GD since late 2020. It shows how GD can take many forms in today's rapidly evolving society.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:genetic discrimination, Genetic Discrimination Observatory
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law in context
Research Field:Medical and health law
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
UTAS Author:Otlowski, M (Professor Margaret Otlowski)
ID Code:147824
Year Published:2021
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2021-11-17
Last Modified:2021-12-10

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