Author: Scott D. Cosenza

Trump Administration Takes Pro-Science Position On Genetic Testing

Would you like to know if you have increased genetic risk for Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, or Alzheimer’s? How about if you and your spouse each carry a gene variant (GJB2) that increases the likelihood your offspring will be deaf or have hearing loss? Well until last week you couldn’t – not because the technology didn’t exist, but because the Obama administration forbade it by threatening the companies who could do it.

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