Playing a part in research? University students' attitudes to direct-to-consumer genomics.

  title={Playing a part in research? University students' attitudes to direct-to-consumer genomics.},
  author={Effy Vayena and Christian Ineichen and Elia Stoupka and Ernst Hafen},
  journal={Public health genomics},
  volume={17 3},
AIMS This study examined the attitudes of 1,146 Swiss University students to direct-to-consumer (DTC) genomic testing and to genomic research participation. METHODS Data were collected through a self-completion online questionnaire by students from 2 higher education institutions in Zurich, Switzerland. The survey aimed to capture motivation for undergoing or refraining from genomic testing, reactions to mock genetic risk results, and views about contributing data to scientific research… CONTINUE READING
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