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Tom Richardson

Senior research associate, Bristol Medical School

Tom Richardson is senior research associate in genetic and epigenetic epidemiology at Bristol Medical School: Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol.

February 2019
'crystal ball' of genetic prediction

Genetic risk ‘scores’ may help forecast autism diagnosis

by  /  5 February 2019

A count of genetic variants may help predict a person’s risk of various conditions — but its clinical use prompts ethical questions.