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'Reviewing Genomic Research' course available online

3 January 2013

The Centre for Genomics and Global Health’s specialist course, ‘Reviewing Genomic Research’, is now available on the Global Health Reviewers website.

Designed for those responsible for reviewing genomics research projects, the course:

  • Defines genomic research;
  • Examines the types of research questions being addressed;
  • Illustrates how genomic research differs from other types of research; and,
  • Introduces specific ethical considerations when reviewing genomic research.

To access the course, visit: Participants will need to sign up for a free account with the Global Health Network websites.

The course was well-received at its launch during the 2012 Forum for Ethical Review Committees in the Asian & Western Pacific Region (FERCAP) International Conference, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Co-authored by Professor Michael Parker, Dr Kirk Rockett, Dr Susan Bull, Dr Jantina De Vries, and Dr Angeliki Kerasidou, the course was developed with funding from the Centre for Genomics and Global Health (CGGH) and supported by the Wellcome Trust Strategic Award 096527.