Ethical and legal implications of whole genome and whole exome sequencing in African populations

@inproceedings{Wright2013EthicalAL,
  title={Ethical and legal implications of whole genome and whole exome sequencing in African populations},
  author={Galen EB Wright and Pieter Koornhof and Adebowale A Adeyemo and Nicki Tiffin},
  booktitle={BMC medical ethics},
  year={2013}
}
BackgroundRapid advances in high throughput genomic technologies and next generation sequencing are making medical genomic research more readily accessible and affordable, including the sequencing of patient and control whole genomes and exomes in order to elucidate genetic factors underlying disease. Over the next five years, the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Initiative, funded by the Wellcome Trust (United Kingdom) and the National Institutes of Health (United States of… CONTINUE READING

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