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The Center for Genomics and Society

Connecting people interested in ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research since 2007.

News and Events

  • ELSI Friday Forum | July 9

    Multiple US states have passed laws limiting the ability to terminate a pregnancy affected by Down syndrome or other genetic conditions, with the Ohio version of this law recently upheld by the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (Preterm Cleveland v. McCloud). Yet historically, the relationship between prenatal genetics and abortion has always been complex. … Continued

  • Precision Medicine Approaches to Addressing Social Determinants of Health Mini-Symposium | June 30, 2021

    Join the UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH) for Precision Medicine Approaches to Addressing Social Determinants of Health, a free virtual mini-symposium from 1:00-2:45pm on Wednesday June 30. Presenters will explore the complex relationships between where people live and work and their health.   It shouldn’t take a pandemic: Social determinants of … Continued