Regulation of Genetic Testing

The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine held a symposium to explore the health, policy, and ethical implications of… read more

The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine held a symposium to explore the health, policy, and ethical implications of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.

In the second of four parts, participants focused on regulation of genetic and genome testing. Among the issues they addressed were monitoring and oversight of laboratory and direct-to-consumer procedures, possible roles for federal and state agencies in regulating testing, quality assurance methods, and providing room for future market growth. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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288618-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 1, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 6, 2009

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  • Sep 01, 2009 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2009 | 2:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2009 | 11:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 2009 | 4:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2009 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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