Genetics Resources on the Internet

Legal, Ethical and Policy Issues

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) – Policy & Ethics

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) – Genetics Laws & Legislative Activity

Center for Disease Control – Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Links

Genetics Alliance – Policy Issues

Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health & Society (SACGHS)

Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children

Department of Energy – Human Genome Project Ethical, Legal & Social Issues

International Database on the Legal, Social and Ethical Aspects of Human Genetics (HumGen)

National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics

Genetics & Public Policy Center

National Newborn Screening & Genetics Resource Center

Council for Responsible Genetics

Genetics and the Law

Your Genes, Your Choices – Exploring the Issues Raised by Genetic Research

CDC – Programs to Evaluate Genetic Testing

Michigan Genetics Legislation

Michigan’s State Genetics Plan

THOMAS – Legislative Information on the Internet


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