Genomics and Medicine - should you be afraid?

Child & Family Research Institute Mini Med School XI Oct 13 - Nov 24, 2010 While the development of new genomic technologies offers the promise of identifying mutations that underlie many diseases, this same technology is also likely to uncover many unexpected genetic changes that have important medical or social implications unrelated to the disease for which the testing was obtained. What are some non-technological issues around genomic testing (parental/ethical perspectives), and what should be done with unexpected findings?