Niclas Hagen

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The starting point for the network of Genetics and Democracy at Lund University was a discussion among colleagues on how new research results would affect the possibilities of predicting not only genetic variants in relation to disease but also future behaviour. This discussion was launched when the Nuffield Council on Bioethics in 2002 published its report(More)
Current developments in genetics and genomics entail a number of changes and challenges for society as new knowledge and technology become common in the clinical setting and in society at large. The relationship between genetics and ethics has been much discussed during the last decade, while the relationship between genetics and the political arena—with(More)
The purpose of this article is to explore the intersections between genes, the body and the lived experience of a genetic disease. This article is based on empirical material from a study on how individuals affected by Huntington's disease experience their everyday life. This study identified two themes that represent and capture the experience of the(More)
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