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DNA link to Prince William’s Indian ancestry

Anna's expert knowledge on ethics and communication around genetics was cited in this article for Channel 4 News

DNA link to Prince William’s Indian ancestry

14th June 2013

“Writing for the website The Conversation, Dr Anna Middleton, ethics researcher and genetic counsellor at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, said: ‘Genetics unites all of us. But revealing personal information about somebody, without their consent, irrespective of their position or status, is potentially harmful. While the discussion is about ancestry today, it could be more serious if predispositions to life-threatening conditions are revealed? If it were me, I’d rather know this first and have a chance to talk to my family before anybody else knows about it.'”


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Tanna A (2013) Quotes from Anna Middleton. DNA link to Prince William’s Indian ancestry. Channel 4 News [Online] Available at: [Accessed: 20 February 2018]