Why genomics researchers are sometimes morally required to hunt for secondary findings

Abstract Background Genomic research can reveal ‘unsolicited’ or ‘incidental’ findings that are of potential health or reproductive significance to participants. It is widely thought that researchers have a moral obligation, grounded in the duty of easy rescue, to return certain kinds of unsolicited...

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Main Authors: Julian J. Koplin, Julian Savulescu, Danya F. Vears
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-01-01
Series:BMC Medical Ethics
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-020-0449-8