Life insurance: genomic stratification and risk classification

  title={Life insurance: genomic stratification and risk classification},
  author={Yann Joly and Hilary Burton and Bartha Maria Knoppers and Ida Ngueng Feze and T H S Dent and Nora Pashayan and Susmita Chowdhury and William D Foulkes and Alison Hall and Pavel Hamet and Nick Kirwan and Angus Macdonald and Jacques Simard and Ine Van Hoyweghen},
  booktitle={European Journal of Human Genetics},
With the development and increasing accessibility of new genomic tools such as next-generation sequencing, genome-wide association studies, and genomic stratification models, the debate on genetic discrimination in the context of life insurance became even more complex, requiring a review of current practices and the exploration of new scenarios. In this perspective, a multidisciplinary group of international experts representing different interests revisited the genetics and life insurance… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 15 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

Implications of CRISPR-Based Germline Engineering for Cancer Survivors.

Therapeutic innovation & regulatory science • 2017
View 1 Excerpt

Genetic discrimination legislation in Canada: moving from rhetoric to real debate.

CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne • 2016


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

Taming the wild life of genes by law ? Genes reconfiguring solidarity in private insurance

I VanHoyweghen
Survey of Canadians on PrivacyRelated Issues • 2013

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…