Consent in Pharmacogenomic research
Article [Accepted Manuscript]
Is part ofGenEdit ; vol. V, no. 2, pp. 1-10.
This article analyzes the emerging ethical and legal requirements for informed consent in pharmacogenomic research. It reviews how policies at the international, regional and national levels have responded to the ethical challenges raised by this new research area. It concludes that the pharmacogenomic policy framework is still in its infancy and needs to be further developed to answer the challenges raised by this important discipline.