Development of the Personal Genomics Industry
Genetics, Ethics and Education (Susan Bourgey et al., eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017)
19 Pages Posted: 29 Dec 2017 Last revised: 16 Feb 2018
Date Written: December 1, 2017
Today, numerous commercial services offer genetic testing, genotyping and genome sequencing services both to medical providers and directly to the public. Twenty-five years ago, such offerings would have been unthinkable, both in terms of cost and medical practice. This chapter describes the development of the personal genomics industry and its evolving business models and goals.
Keywords: DTC, genomics, personalized medicine, precision medicine
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