The Ethics Blog

A blog from the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

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Biobank news: ethics and law

The second issue of the newsletter from CRB and BBMRI.se is now available: Biobank perspectives: current issues in biobank ethics and law This April issue contains four interesting news items about: New international research cooperation on genetic risk information. The new Swedish law on registers for research on heritage, environment and health. The legislative process […]

Genetic compatibility as a new dimension of partnership? (By Julia Inthorn)

Preconception genetic carrier tests can inform a person if he/she is carrier of a recessive disease. In case the partner is also a carrier of the same disease, the couple has an increased risk (usually a 1 in 4 risk) to have a child with this disease. Current research in genetics works on developing tests […]

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