Responsible implementation of expanded carrier screening
Lidewij Henneman, Pascal Borry, Davit Chokoshvili, Martina C Cornel, Carla G van El, Francesca Forzano, Alison Hall, Heidi C Howard, Sandra Janssens, Hulya Kayserili, Phillis Lakeman, Anneke Lucassen, Sylvia A Metcalfe, Lovro Vidmar, Guido de Wert, Wybo J Dondorp, Borut Peterlin
European Journal of Human Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
ESHG members and other experts are acknowledged for their helpful comments on an earlier draft of this document, in particular Carsten Bergmann, Jean-Jacques Cassiman, Angus Clarke, Gunnar Houge, Helena Kaariainen, Leo P ten Kate, Neha Kumar, Gert Matthijs, Dragica Radojkovic, Maria Soller, Lisbeth Tranebjaerg, members of the Dutch Working Group Preconception Carrier Screening, and members of the Italian Society of Human Genetics (SIGU). Grants for (implementation) research on carrier screening were received from The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) (LH, PL, WJD, GdW), Clinical Research Fund UZ Ghent (SJ, DC), the Research Fund Flanders (PB), National Health and Medical Research Council, Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Programme, Shepherd Foundation, Helen MacPherson Smith Trust, the Apex Foundation and the Fragile X Alliance (SAM).