Direct-to-Consumer Testing 2.0: Emerging Models of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Megan Allyse, David H. Robinson, Matthew J. Ferber, Richard R Sharp

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

44 Scopus citations

Abstract

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing emerged in the early 2000s as a means of allowing consumers to access information on their genetics without the involvement of a physician. Although early models of DTC were popular with consumers, they were controversial in medical and regulatory circles. In this article, we trace the history of DTC genetic testing, discuss its regulatory implications, and describe the emergence of a new hybrid model we call DTC 2.0.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-120
Number of pages8
JournalMayo Clinic Proceedings
Volume93
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Direct-to-Consumer Testing 2.0: Emerging Models of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this