In spring, The New York Times highlighted G2P’s work with REVEAL-SCAN, team members participated in a 10k marathon to raise money for genetic research, and G2P researchers published a new article on direct-to-consumer testing.
Dr. Green has found that people who learn they have the ApoE4 gene fare just as well if they get the results without counseling.those who learned they had the gene variant — Ms. Reilly was one of them — were nearly six times more likely to buy long-term care insurance than those who did not.
The project has two aims: One is to evaluate the risks and benefits of genome sequencing in healthy and sick infants, with the goal of developing evidence to support guidelines for use of this technology in newborn screening or care. The second objective is to study parents’ thoughts and feelings about genetic testing, as well … Continued
Genetics isn’t destiny. “Insurance companies don’t know how to deal with this, because there aren’t good metrics to put into their underwriting algorithms,” Green says.
Genetic test results may encourage individuals to edge closer to a healthy diet and exercise regime, a new study suggests. Robert Green and his co-authors on a paper appearing online today in BMC Medical Genomics noted that the general survey results “have the advantage of capturing a consumer experience about which the [US Food and … Continued