NIH-DOE Joint Working Group Recommendations

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


NIH-DOE Joint Working Group Recommendations

In 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Working Group on Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Human Genome Research and the National Action Plan on Breast Cancer (NAPBC) developed and published the following recommendations for state and federal policy makers to protect against genetic discrimination ("Genetic discrimination and health insurance: an urgent need for reform, Science, Vol. 270, Oct. 20, 1995. ):


Last Reviewed: March 9, 2012