Personalized Genetics Testing: Medical and Ethical Issues



A new study done by genetics experts at The Ohio State University reveals that direct-to-consumer, personalized genetics testing may not be the best idea… On this hour of “All Sides,” we’re talking about the medical and ethical issues of this testing.


  • Kevin Sweet (author and Genetics Counselor and Associate Professor of Genetics at OSU Wexner Medical Center)
  • Amy Sturm (Assistant Professor of Genetics, OSU Wexner Medical Center)
  • Michelle McGowan (Co-Director, Bioethics PhD Program and Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Case Western University)

NOTE: This is a repeated segment of “All Sides” that originally aired on Feb. 16, 2012.

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