Graduate Course Descriptions

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5700. Ethical Considerations in Genetic Testing and Research

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent. Recommended preparation: A course in human genetics.

Grading Basis: Graded

Conceptual and philosophical analysis of ethical issues specific and special to genetic testing and research. Presentations, case studies and readings will provide responsible conduct in research training and allow for analysis of World Wide Web genomics, access to genetic information, privacy and confidentiality, ownership, personal and societal perceptions, reproduction, utility and limitations of genetic data, education of physicians and patients, treatment versus enhancement, regulation and reimbursement, and other time-relevant issues.

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