In the last ten years Barbara has been a visiting Fellow at the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics at Cardiff University and visiting professor at the Department of Social Sciences at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She is currently the UK’s representative in the EU Committee for Individuals, Societies, Culture and Health. She co-chaired the European Science Foundation’s (ESF) Forward Look on Personalised Medicine for the European Citizen. She is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology at St Thomas’ Hospital.
Dr Barbara Prainsack, FRSA
What does it mean ‘to know your own genome’? Genetic knowledge has become much more easily available in recent years. We no longer receive information exclusively in the context of a conversation with our physician or genetic counsellor. Nowadays we can also obtain genomic information in the form of raw…