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Futurism | 02.28.18

Tailor-Made Medicine is Pretty Biased

Kadija Ferryman, Mikaela Pitcan

Coverage of the Data & Society report Fairness in Precision Medicine by Postdoctoral Scholar Kadija Ferryman and Researcher Mikaela Pitcan.

“A new report from the Data & Society Research Institute in New York suggests precision medicine — the practice of tailoring medical treatment and products to specific patients, factoring in everything from genetics to lifestyle — could do more harm than good, with high risks that it will discriminate against multiple groups of people.”

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