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A qualitative analysis of the attitudes of Irish patients towards participation in genetic-based research.

Authors
  • McVeigh, T P1, 2
  • Sweeney, K J3
  • Kerin, M J4
  • Gallagher, D J5, 6
  • 1 Department of Clinical Genetics, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland. [email protected]
  • 2 National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. [email protected]
  • 3 BreastCheck, Western Unit, Galway University Hospital, Galway, Ireland.
  • 4 National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
  • 5 Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
  • 6 St James' University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Irish journal of medical science
Publication Date
November 2016
Volume
185
Issue
4
Pages
825–831
Identifiers
PMID: 26499982
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

A high level of support for genetic research exists among the Irish population, but active participation is dependent upon a number of factors, notably, type of biological material required, frequency of the disease in question, and commercial interest of the researchers.

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