Sharp, Richard R.

Ethical issues in molecular epidemiology and studies of gene-environment interactions [electronic resource] / Richard Sharp. - London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2007. - 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (34 min.) : color, sound). - Gene-environment interactions : role in the modulation of pulmonary and autoimmune disease risks, 2056-452X . - Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-environment interactions : role in the modulation of pulmonary and autoimmune disease risks. .

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Contents: An experiment in science policy: the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) program -- Environmental response genes -- Applying genetic techniques in risk assessment: toxicogenomics -- Ethical issues in the application of genomic technologies in public health -- Misconceptions about genetic information -- Potential misapplications of genomic information or technologies -- Discrimination on the basis of genetic information -- Problems in assigning responsibility for poor health based upon genetic information -- The scope of future research with biological materials: ethical considerations.

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1383 Henry Stewart Talks

Disease susceptibility--Genetic aspects.
Environmentally induced diseases--Genetic aspects.
Genetic toxicology.
Genomics--Moral and ethical aspects.
Molecular epidemiology.
Autoimmune Diseases.
Environmental Exposure.
Environmental Health--legislation & jurisprudence.
Gene-Environment Interaction.
Genetic Predisposition to Disease--genetics.
Genomics--legislation & jurisprudence.
Government Regulation.
Molecular Epidemiology--ethics.
Public Health.
Risk Assessment.
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