Keeping pace with the times--the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

@article{Hudson2008KeepingPW,
  title={Keeping pace with the times--the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.},
  author={Kathy L. Hudson and Mary K Holohan and Francis S. Collins},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={358 25},
  pages={2661-3}
}
n engl j med 358;25 www.nejm.org june 19, 2008 2661 When the first federal legislation to prevent the misuse of genetic information was introduced in 1995, many in the health care, research, and policy communities considered the measure to be forward looking. Others called it premature. After all, scientists were just getting ready to start the sequencing of the human genome. Only about 300 genetic tests were available, most of them for rare diseases and usually performed in research settings… CONTINUE READING