Gadarian coauthors study on genetic research

Gadarian,-ShanaA new public opinion study co-authored by Shana Gadarian, assistant professor of political science, concludes that Americans show widespread support for federal funding of genetic research, laws protecting citizens against genetic discrimination, and the need to involve medical professionals in the process of genetic testing.  The study, published by Genetics in Medicine, the official publication of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, analyzes a poll of 2100 Americans that examines public opinion on major issues in genetics and genomics. For more information: http://news.yale.edu/2013/11/07/study-finds-americans-want-clinicians-guidance-genetic-test-results 11/21/13