Title

Illusions of scientific legitimacy: Misrepresented science in the direct-to-consumer genetic-testing marketplace

Publication Date

2010

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Marketers of genetic tests often openly or implicitly misrepresent the utility of genetic information. Scientists who are well aware of the current limitations to the utility of such tests are best placed to publicly counter misrepresentations of the science.

Original Citation

Vashlishan Murray A.B., Carson M.J., Morris C.A., Beckwith J. (2010). Illusions of scientific legitimacy: Misrepresented science in the direct-to-consumer genetic-testing marketplace. Trends in Genetics, 26(11), 459-461. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2010.08.001

Identifier

DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2010.08.001