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From the Labs from Baylor College of Medicine for September is now online. In this month’s issue, the power of social media helps solve a genetic mystery. Master regulators get super-stimulated to become cancer fighters. An ethical framework guides explanations of children’s genome results. Disrupting a cellular machine may also disrupt cancer. Scientists make many … Continue reading

Ethical framework sets stage for explaining genome sequencing to parents/children

Ethical framework sets stage for explaining genome sequencing to parents/children

By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. The genomics era presents complicated issues for parents and pediatricians alike as they seek to understand what the results of complete genome sequencing mean to youngsters for whom they are seeking a diagnosis. How does the pediatrician explain the information to the parents and/or children? Which information is relevant to them … Continue reading