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Study participants may need to know if genetic variants are reclassified
4/9/2019

People who have participated in genetic studies should be informed in certain cases when genetic variants are reclassified, according to a position statement in the American Journal of Human Genetics. "While clinical recommendations on this topic have begun to emerge, there is a lack of guidance on the responsibility of researchers to inform participants of reinterpreted results," said Yvonne Bombard of the American Society of Human Genetics, which developed the position statement.

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