Be careful who you trust with your DNA
In the current unregulated genomics industry, we should think long and hard before granting industry access to our genetic information
We recently learned of the expansion of Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI), with its ambitious goal to read the genome of 400,000 Irish people.
Most analysis has focused less on the undertaking itself than on the much-vaunted creation of 600 new jobs in a €350 million investment. But should we temper our enthusiasm with a modicum of caution?
Answering this question requires some background, which pertains to the wider industry as opposed to any individual company.
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