Personal Genomes

When consent gets in the way

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As the prospect of personal genomes for all promises to revolutionize personal health records, Patrick Taylor says that mandating consent does not protect privacy or ensure public benefit.

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Taylor, P. When consent gets in the way. Nature 456, 32–33 (2008) doi:10.1038/456032a

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