Bridging the divide between genomic science and indigenous peoples.

@article{Jacobs2010BridgingTD,
  title={Bridging the divide between genomic science and indigenous peoples.},
  author={Bette Kiltner Jacobs and Jason S. Roffenbender and Jeff Collmann and Kate Cherry and LeManuel Lee Bits{\'o}i and Kim Bassett and Charles H Evans},
  journal={The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={684-96}
}
The new science of genomics endeavors to chart the genomes of individuals around the world, with the dual goals of understanding the role genetic factors play in human health and solving problems of disease and disability. From the perspective of indigenous peoples and developing countries, the promises and perils of genomic science appear against a backdrop of global health disparity and political vulnerability. These conditions pose a dilemma for many communities when attempting to decide… CONTINUE READING

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