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“PREDICTIVE GENETIC TESTING,

RISK COMMUNICATION AND RISK PERCEPTION”

   Seminaris CampusHotel, Berlin, Germany

 November 21-22, 2011

 

The Symposium funded by the German Federal Ministry of Health will aim to address the following topics:

          • Predictive genetic testing in disease prevention
          • Social and ethical impact of personalized genome information
          • Communicating genetic risk information
          • Perception of genetic risk information
 

Welcome from the Federal Minister of Health Daniel Bahr

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      “In adopting the Act on Genetic Testing in 2009, the German Bundestag gave binding force to the requirements of good practice in genetic testing. In the light of developments in human genome research, citizens are to be placed in a position to exercise their right to determine how their personal data is used ('information self-determination'). The Act aims to avoid the potential dangers of genetic discrimination associated with the testing of human genetic traits while upholding the promise held out by the use of genetic testing for the individual....” download full text of the Welcome here: English Version / German Version

 

 
 

Registration is closed.
 
PLEASE NOTE! The final programme is available now!

The Symposium has been approved by the Berliner Ärztekammer for Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits for up to 9 Category B Credits.

 

The maximum number of delegates is 150.

 

                                     BMG 

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