This module uses four hypothetical case studies to describe how four developing genetic techniques may impact on screening and public health:
- Free foetal DNA analysis
- Single nucleotide polymorphism arrays
- Next-generation DNA sequencing
Dr Imran Rafi is a GP in Banstead, Surrey, senior lecturer in primary care education at St George’s, University of London, and an executive council member of the Primary Care Genetics Society
Dr Kate Tatton-Brown is a consultant clinical geneticist at the South West Thames Regional Genetic Service.