En 2008, la Sociedad Americana de Genetica Humana (ASHG
, por sus siglas en ingles) publico una declaracion sobre las pruebas de ancestria en los contextos recreativo (companias DTC), antropologico y medico.
also calls for a CDC study of "the impact of DTC testing on consumers ..." Id.
Spurrell et al., ASHG
abstract #26; tinyurl.com/Spurrell).
Furthermore, the directions expressed in the Oviedo Convention (16) and in the 1998 ASHG
(American Society of Human Genetics) Statement (6) underline this aspect.
American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG)/American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG
) Test and Technology Transfer Committee Working Group.
* Afin d'assurer l'obtention d'un consentement eclaire, endosser les normes de l'ASHG
et imposer aux fournisseurs de tests genetiques d'informer le consommateur sur la sensibilite du test, sa specificite, la population visee par le test, les evidences scientifiques, les risques (incluant les risques psychologiques ainsi que les risques pour les membres de la famille) et la certification du laboratoire.
The availability of genetic testing should be seen as a fundamental family concern (ASHG/ACMG, 1995; ASHG
, 1998; Fanos, 1997; Parent, et.
However, neither the effectiveness of preventive strategies nor early medical intervention for these diseases are documented through medical research (ASHG
& ACMG, 1995; Hoffmann & Wulfsberg, 1995; Working Party of the Clinical Genetics Society, 1994).
In addition, a number of other organizations have published position papers, including the American College of Medical Genetics; the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG
); a committee working under the auspices of the National Action Plan for Breast Cancer; the Task Force on Genetic Testing of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-Department of Energy (DOE) Working Group; and, of particular importance, a working group convened jointly by NIH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In spite of the ASHG
and NIH workshop recommendations, funding was not available from the agencies that usually supported cystic fibrosis-related research, the National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Kaback, a board member with the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG
Quest Diagnostics the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it will present results of four studies at the 2018 American Society of Human Genetics Meeting (ASHG
), October 16 20, 2018 in San Diego (Quest Diagnostics booth 1514).