From Genomic Databases to Translation: A Call to Action

- Journal of Medical Ethics
Author/s: -Knoppers, Bartha Maria -Harris, Jennifer R -Burton, Paul R -Murtagh, Madeleine -Cox, David -Deschenes, Mylene -Fortier, Isabel -Hudson, Thomas J -Kaye, Jane -Lindpainter, Klaus
Journal: J Med Ethics
Year: 2011
Volume: 37
Pages: 515
Start Page: 515

The rapid rise of international collaborative science has enabled access to genomic data. In this article, it is argued that to move beyond mapping genomic variation to understanding its role in complex disease aetiology and treatment will require extending data sharing for the purposes of clinical research translation and implementation.