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Study profiles parents’ attitudes on genomic studies, data sharing and privacyMar 11, 2014
Baylor researchers find parents are more concerned about the future risk to their child, when considering enrollment in genetic studies.
Healthy volunteers benefit from whole exome sequencingSep 30, 2013
Baylor researchers find whole exome sequencing serves as a new screening risk detection approach toward the objective of improved health.
'Nudge' can be ethical choiceFeb 4, 2013
Ethics experts provide information on how healthcare professions can most ethically help patients with decision-making.
Public databases can threaten privacy of research participantsJan 17, 2013
BCM researchers part of consortium that finds that you can identify people in databases without a DNA reference sample.
Better policies on use of newborn blood spots can enhance researchNov 7, 2012
Report warns destroying blood samples destroys chance to find better methods to diagnose, treat genetic diseases.
The Human Microbiome Project at Baylor College of Medicine: How we did itJun 13, 2012
Panel of experts over 80 institutions set out to find out what is "normal" microbial communities in the human body.
Ethical issues guided Human Microbiome ProjectJun 13, 2012
BCM's Dr. Amy McGuire's research on ethics in Human Microbiome Project funded by the National Institutes of Health.
New leadership positions for medical, graduate schools announcedJul 7, 2011
College announces new leadership positions in medical science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, associate dean of student affairs.