Bioethics Challenges in an Era of Personalised Medicine

Speaker: Ian Olver

Ian Olver says that for the first time the clinical trial results are applicable to small population; he critically discusses ethical issues that precision cancer medicine trials has brought in, the current issues around genetic counselling, main ethical issues around big data and data privacy, the challenges in data protection related to tissue biobanking and key policy issues around genomics.

Discussion Points

  1. What are new ethical issues in conduct of clinical trials associated with integration of personalised medicine?
  2. Critical issues in genetic counselling for assessment of genetic susceptibility and treatment decisions
  3. Ethical issues of big data and privacy
  4. Challenges in data protection regarding tissue biobanking
  5. How to deal with genomic policy issues?