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The Clinical Takeaway: Epigenetic testing

The Clinical Takeaway: Epigenetic testing


In this episode:


– The reality of epigenetic tests in general practice may not be that far away
– We need to fully understand the legal, ethical and moral issues that will arise
– Currently available commercial epigenetic tests are not regulated and do not provide counselling for those with adverse results




Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator


Total time: 33 mins


Guest: Prof Jeffrey Craig, Professor in Epigenetics and Cell Biology; Medical Sciences Lecturer, School of Medicine, Deakin University


Recommended Resources:


Genetic testing, BMJ Practice Pointer ‘Direct-to-consumer genetic testing’
GENIOZ Study community resources
Epigenetic testing explainer: what is epigenetics?
Gauge Your Age: Epigenetics and the Future of Medicine
Opinion: Direct-to-consumer epigenetic tests are not getting enough scrutiny
Telomere Testing: Science or Snake Oil?



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