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A History of Henrietta Lacks and the Evolving Nature of Consent

Posted on Tue, Feb 04, 2014 @ 06:00 AM

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” is certainly not a new book—it became a celebrated best seller almost immediately after it was published in early 2010.

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Tags: health IT, Dynamic Consent, biospecimen

5 Things to Look Forward to in Dynamic Consent

Posted on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 06:00 AM

Picture it… 10 years ago, 5AM was a startup and the genome had just been mapped. Anyone who was paying attention knew -- just knew! -- that as surely as Mercator revolutionized the way the West saw the world, the newly mapped genome would usher in the next age of science and medicine. Software developers were thrilled at the prospect of wrangling all of that free-floating, wild genomic data into useful, meaningful information. A thing of beauty, to be sure!

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Tags: health IT, Dynamic Consent


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