Citizens' conference on gene diagnostics ahead
This article was originally published in Clinica
The first German citizens' conference on gene diagnostics is to take place in the Hygiene Museum in Dresden later this year. The conference, entitled "Conflict area: gene diagnostics", is designed to allow ordinary citizens to voice their opinions on what has hitherto been regarded as a matter for politicians, the clergy and healthcare professionals only. It will be based on a the Scandinavian style "consensus conference", which take place every 20 years the aim of which is to bring politicians closer to the populace.
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