Genetic testing, insurance discrimination and medical research: what the United States can learn from peer countries

  title={Genetic testing, insurance discrimination and medical research: what the United States can learn from peer countries},
  author={Jean-Christophe B{\'e}lisle-Pipon and Effy Vayena and Robert C. Green and Ivan Glenn Cohen},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
While genetic testing may be the gateway to the future of medicine, it also poses challenges for individuals, especially in terms of differentiated treatments on the basis of their genetic characteristics. The fear of unwanted disclosure to insurers and the possibility of genetic discrimination can hamper the recruitment of individuals for clinical research that involves genetic testing. Precision medicine initiatives, such as All of Us, are proliferating in the United States. In order to… 

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