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BMC Medical Genomics

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Approaches to informed consent for hypothesis-testing and hypothesis-generating clinical genomics research

  • Flavia M Facio1,
  • Julie C Sapp1,
  • Amy Linn1, 2 and
  • Leslie G Biesecker1Email author
BMC Medical Genomics20125:45

Received: 7 November 2011

Accepted: 5 October 2012

Published: 10 October 2012

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
7 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anne-Marie Tassé
10 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Leslie Biesecker
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1755-8794-5-45

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Authors’ Affiliations

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
Kennedy Krieger Institute