Ethical Considerations for Precision Medicines: Emerging Ethical, Legal and Social Concerns Related to Trends in Precision Medicine

March 22, 2023 3:00pm

Kevin E. Noonan
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Mercedes K. Meyer
Banner Witcoff

Precision medicine offers many potential advancements in patient care. However, these advanced therapies raise several ethical, legal and social concerns.

  • Understanding the significance of the choice of law for precision medicine research
  • Appreciating the complexities associated with informed consent
    • Use of data
    • Disclosure of results
  • Advancing the health of underserved populations through genomics and precision medicine
    • Addressing major health disparities based on race, ethnicity, sex, disability, socioeconomic status, etc.
    • The ethics of access