Naming and framing in genomic testing

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Abstract

What's in a name? Terminology has the power to shape the ethical and regulatory debate surrounding commercially offered genomic testing. This article discusses the normative effects of naming and framing, and proposes that the medical frame, with its focus on the reduction of harm, should be used in the evaluation and regulation of predictive genomic testing.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)63-65
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Molecular Medicine
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Research programs

  • EMC NIHES-01-64-03
  • EMC OR-01-74-01

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