'DNA genie left bottle with ancestry testing', says Wellcome ethics researcher

This article in the Cambridge Independent on direct to consumer genetic testing centres on reporter Mike Scialom's interview with Anna
22nd May 2019

Excerpt from article:

"Dr Anna Middleton, head of society and ethics research at Wellcome Genome Campus, warns that some patients may already have ended up seeking unnecessary operations to head off non-existent diseases and disorders. She tells the Cambridge Independent: “If a commercial DNA testing company raises concerns in a report, it’s up to them to pick up the pieces and give you proper counselling, and they’re not doing that."

 

Citation:

Scialom, M, 2019. 'DNA genie left bottle with ancestry testing', says Wellcome ethics researcher. Cambridge Independent. Published online 22 May: https://www.cambridgeindependent.co.uk/news/dna-genie-left-bottle-with-a... 29 May 2019]