Cordell Institute Advises On Genealogy Service Enrollment

This October marks National Genealogy Month, a time to celebrate and explore our family histories. With the help of genetic ancestry services, it’s easier than ever to uncover our roots and learn more about our heritage.

“Many people are using genetic ancestry services to learn more about their family histories and potentially their health risks,” said Neil Richards, the Koch Distinguished Professor in Law and director of the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law at Washington University. “However, sharing your genetic data with these services does come with risks.”

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