Genetic Testing

ASHG Announces 2018 Winners of International DNA Day Essay Contest

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Director of Communications & Marketing 301.634.7346 Contest Asked High School Students: How Should People Engage with Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing? BETHESDA, MD – As part of its celebration of National DNA Day, the American Society of Human Genetics... Read More

Advancing Evidence-Based Genetic Testing

Advancing Evidence-Based Genetic Testing

In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) invited comments on its intention to exempt a list of class II devices from premarket notification requirements, including tests assessing genetic health risks. ASHG responded to this request for comment by outlining its support for regulation that brings scientifically valid, evidence-based tests to market, and expressing... Read More

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