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Panel Will Ask HHS To Expand Scrutiny Of Consumer-Directed Genetic Testing

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Alarmed by a proliferation of genetic tests marketed directly to consumers via the Internet, the HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society plans to issue recommendations by year-end for new rules defining how the government will referee marketing claims made for the test services

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