Researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine will lead an interdisciplinary, multi-institution study of the ethical, legal and social implications of workplace genomic testing in the United States. Here is an article in the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health newsletter with more information about the project. Scott Roberts is a Co-Principle Investigator and Wendy Uhlmann is a Co-Investigator on the project.
We are excited to share the news that on November 2nd, the first Mood Lifters for Seniors pilot group launched. Another group is anticipated to begin in March 2021.
Sara Feldman, MPH who is a graduate student at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health and member of the Roberts Research group has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship position in the U-M ELSI Research program. Congratulations, Sara!
Dr. Roberts Speaks About APOE Testing at AAIC 2020
Dr. Roberts speaks on the practical and ethical issues in APOE genotype disclosure during an AAIC presentation in July 2020.
Scott Roberts presented information about Alzheimer’s disease on July 21, 2020 during an event put on by the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center.
On October 29, 2019, Wendy Uhlmann was highlighted by the National Society of Genetic Counselors for her advocacy work on genetic nondiscrimination in the workplace.
Listen to Dr. Scott Roberts and other experts from the University of Michigan School of Public Health discuss the ways genetic research can help us understand population and individual health and mitigate the risk of disease, and examine the positive and negative impacts of more widely available genetic testing options for consumers.