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Genetic Testing

New technologies, including personalized medicine and genetic testing, raises complex issues that faculty at the IU Center for Bioethics address in their funded work in ethics as well as in empirical research.

Completed Projects

Genetic Testing for Huntington Disease in At Risk Adolescents and Young Adults, NIH, PI: Kimberly A. Quaid

Book Chapters

  • Ethical and legal issues in molecular testing

    Quaid KA (2013) Ethical and legal issues in molecular testing.  In L. Cheng and D. Zhang (eds.) Essentials of Molecular Genetic Pathology 2nd Edition.  Totowa, NJ Humana Press. Pages 1083-1090.

  • Genetic Counseling

    Quaid KA and Cushman LJ (2013) Genetic counseling.  In L. Cheng and D. Zhang (eds.) Essentials of Molecular Genetic Pathology 2nd Edition.  Totowa, NJ: Humana Press. Pages 645-652.

  • Presymptomatic Genetic Testing in Children

    Quaid KA (2009) Presymptomatic genetic testing in children. In Geoffrey Miller (ed.) Pediatric Bioethics. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Pages 125-140.

Journal Articles

  • 2013

    Horsting JMH, Dlouhy SR, Hanson K, Quaid KA, Bai S and Hines KA. (2013) Genetic counselors’ experience with cell-free fetal DNA testing as a prenatal screening option for aneuploidy. Journal of Genetic Counseling, published online December 19, 2013.

    Carroll JM, Quaid KA, Stone K, Jones R, Schubert F and Griffith CB. (2013) Two is better than one: A case of homozygous muscular dystrophy. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 16 (7):1763-1767.  PMID:  23704040.

    Morris JC, Aisen PS, Bateman RJ, Benzinger T, Cairns NJ, Fagan Am, Ghetti B, Goate AM, Holtzman DM, McDade E, Marcus DS, Martins RN, Masters CL, Mayeuz R, Oliver A, Quaid KA, Ringman JM, Rosser MN, Salloway S, Schofield PR, Selsor NJ, Sperling RA, Weiner MW, Xiong C, Moulder KL, Buckles VD. (2013) Developing an international network for Alzheimer’s research: The Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network. Clinical Investigation. 2(10):975-984.

    Krukenberg RC, Koller DL, Weaver DD, Dickerson JN and Quaid, KA. (2013)  Two decades of Huntington disease testing: Patient demographics and reproductive choices. Journal of  Genetic Counseling 22(5):643-653. PMID:  23709094.

  • 2012

    Quaid KA. (2012) Genetic Testing and Screening V: Predictive Genetic Testing. In Bruce Jennings (ed.) Encyclopedia of Bioethics. 4th Edition, New York: MacMillan Reference USA.

  • 2011

    Quaid, KA. Genetic counseling for frontotemporal dementias (2011) Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 45:706-709. PMID: 21614537.

  • 2010

    Oster E, Shoulson I, Quaid KA, Dorsey ER on behalf of the Huntington Study GroupPHAROS Investigators (2010). Genetic adverse selection: evidence from long-term care insurance and Huntington disease. Journal of Public Economics 94: 1041-1050.

    Quaid KA, Swenson MM, Sims SL, Harrison JM, Moskowitz C, Stepanov N, Suter GW, Westphal BJ on behalf of the Huntington Study Group PHAROS Investigators and Coordinators. (2010) What were you thinking?: Individuals at risk for Huntington disease talk about having children. Journal of Genetic Counseling 19:606. PMID:20734119