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Hidden family secrets revealed by genetic testing

This episode of Kat Arney's podcast series, "Genetics Unzipped" features Anna discussing potential perils of direct to consumer genetic testing

Hidden family secrets revealed by genetic testing

16th January 2020

Podcast episode intoduction:

“It’s become cheaper and easier than ever to access genetic testing, and more and more people are having their genomes ‘done’ for reasons of personal interest, health or ancestry.

But what happens when an innocent genetic investigation reveals dark family secrets? And how do we properly engage and inform people about genetic testing and research, so that they really know what they’re getting into?”


Related Link:


Arney, Kat (2020). Hidden family secrets revealed by genetic testing [Genetics Unzipped: The Gemetics Society Podcast] Season 3, episode 2, 16th January. Available at: