World DNA Day and Genome Day, Dalian China 2011
"Possible Solution for Managing the Worlds Genetic Data" given by Alice Rathjen, Founder & President DNA Guide, Inc.
Proposes genetic tests be given a rating for quality of science, medical utility and viewing risk so as to facilitate the flow of genetic information in a responsible manner from the lab to the physician and patient. Explains how technology combined with public policy could enable both privacy and personalized medicine to thrive. Advocates individual ownership over personal genetic data and suggests the genome as a data format could provide the foundation for digital human rights.
tags: DNA, genetic testing, privacy, personalized medicine, FDA regulation