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Identifiability, genomics and UK Data Protection Law

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Analyses of individuals' genomes - their entire DNA sequence - have increased knowledge about the links between genetics and disease. Anticipated advances in 'next generation' DNA-sequencing techniques will see the routine research use of whole genomes, rather than distinct parts, within the next few years. The scientific benefits of genomic research are, however, accompanied by legal and ethical concerns. Despite the assumption that genetic research data can and will be rendered anonymous, p...

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10.1163/157180910X516943

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - The Ethox Centre
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Centre for Health,Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)
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Jane Kaye
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Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Health Law Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
329-344
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1571-8093
ISSN:
0929-0273
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