The Future Panel on Public Health Genomics - Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives

André Krom, Mara Almeida, Leo Hennen, Edgaras Leichteris, Arnold Sauter, Dirk Stemerding

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Abstract

Krom et al. give an in-depth account of a methodological experiment carried out in the PACITA project, namely the application in a cross-European context of the Future Panel method. Focusing on the complex issue of genomics and its potential use in public health care, parliamentarians from different countries were gathered to learn about and debate this far-reaching field of research in order to create a foundation for proactive policy formulation. The authors analyse and evaluate the project setup and argue that while further development and institutional is necessary to make similar future projects reach their full potential, the project nevertheless exemplifies the practicability and value of applying previously nationally contained TA methods in a cross-European setting.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolicy-Oriented Technology Assessment Across Europe
Subtitle of host publicationExpanding Capacities
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages90-104
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781137561725
ISBN (Print)9781349850952
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2016

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