Dr. Robert Green digs deeper into his one of his own projects, MedSeq. He explains the motivation behind the project, his hopes for what will be achieved, and how this study will lead to helping other doctors understand how genomics will help their patients individually.
Megan Tirell seeks out Dr. Robert Green to have her genome sequenced and discusses her experience through the entire process; from meetings with the genetic counselors and learning about cost and variants of unknown significance, to getting her results in her disclosure meetings.
“In the United States, by contrast, the FDA officials require that any company offering a test that detects the immediate genetic risks of disease must submit evidence showing that the results are accurate and that they are presented to consumers in a way that ensures understanding.”
Geneticists discuss the pros and cons of giving genome results to study participants through social media platforms