Monday, August 31, 2009

National Academies and the IOM

Today and Sept. 1 the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine will hold a symposium to explore the health, policy, and ethical implications of direct-to-consumer genetic testing

AUDIO WEBCAST: Morning sessions on Aug. 31 -- covering the history and likely evolution of direct-to-consumer genetic testing, as well as the regulatory framework -- will be available via live audio webcast at

Don't miss this. I am listening to Muin Khoury right now.

BTW, the best question was just asked. "Do you think you are practicing medicine and if no, explain why not?"

That is the crux of this whole DTC field. I have always thought, they are.......

The Sherpa Says: I will cover this and the NIH conference over the week.

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