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#Selling our genes

# selling-our-genes - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Government investment in DNA-collecting company Genuity Science loses value
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# Selling Our Genes

Government investment in DNA-collecting company Genuity Science loses value

Aug 18th 2021, 12:40 PM 15,802 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund had invested €66m in the private genetics company acquired in a deal announced yesterday.

# selling-our-genes - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA
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Selling Our Genes: Government inaction allowing private sector to take control of our DNA

Oct 4th 2020, 1:00 AM 47,827 Views 33 Comments

Hospitals and universities across Ireland are collaborating with Genuity Science due to, experts say, lack of a public project or strategy.

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
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# Selling Our Genes

Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'

Oct 4th 2020, 12:59 AM 713 Views 0 Comments

Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.

Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership
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Selling Our Genes: Government needs to keep ‘our national identity’ in public ownership

Oct 4th 2020, 12:58 AM 732 Views 0 Comments

Ireland still has a chance to take control of genomics research – if it follows this advice.

# selling-our-genes - Friday 12 June, 2020

Beaumont researchers change opt-out deadline for genomics study following calls by Health Minister
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Beaumont researchers change opt-out deadline for genomics study following calls by Health Minister

Updated Jun 12th 2020, 6:01 PM 22,152 Views 6 Comments

Concerns were raised in the Dáil because “public awareness of this significant proposal is very limited”.

# selling-our-genes - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research
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Concerns over timing of opt-out 'publicity campaign' for genomics research

Apr 29th 2020, 7:30 PM 17,454 Views 7 Comments

Researchers are worried that affected patients and families will not see notices for commercially linked study.

# selling-our-genes - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Opinion: 'We have to act now before our genetic code falls into private hands to be used for profit'
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# Selling Our Genes

Opinion: 'We have to act now before our genetic code falls into private hands to be used for profit'

Mar 7th 2020, 7:27 PM 33,765 Views 37 Comments

Solicitor Simon McGarr also explains how Genomics Medicine Ireland did not meet the informed consent requirements for a Galway study.

# selling-our-genes - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Opinion: Why has the State invested €70m in a private company to look at our genetic data?
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Opinion: Why has the State invested €70m in a private company to look at our genetic data?

Feb 16th 2020, 6:00 PM 36,388 Views 46 Comments

Dr Ciara Staunton says it is “unfathomable” that the government has funded the collection of 400,000 Irish genomes, shutting them off from most researchers.