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Responding to Allegations Against James V. Neel

Responding to Allegations Against James V. Neel

In his recent book Darkness in El Dorado, journalist Patrick Tierney alleged unethical behavior by James V. Neel, a former president and ASHG Allan Award recipient. ASHG finds these allegations to be gross misrepresentations and basically false. Related: Response to Allegations against James V. Neel in Darkness in El Dorado, by Patrick Tierney (January 2002) Read More

Analyzing Genetic Testing in Adoption

Analyzing Genetic Testing in Adoption

In 2000, recognizing the potential for increased use of genetic testing in adoption, ASHG and the American College of Medical Genetics issued recommendations for its use in newborns and children, keeping the best interests of the child paramount. This followed a brief 1991 report on points to consider related to genetics and adoption. Related: Statement... Read More

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