Welcome to all of the publications generated from the Genioz study

Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) - position statement for online DNA testing

Members of the Genioz research team: Jacqueline Savard (lead), Sylvia Metcalfe and Bronwyn Terrill were part of a working group to develop a position statement about online DNA testing on behalf of HGSA, 18th September, 2018.

Read the position statement here

From Stage 1, focus groups

Click here to read about personal genomic testing in relation to health informatics and data from Stage 1, focus groups.

Click here to read our Genioz publication on Stage 1 of data collection: the focus groups. Click here to read the summary

From Stages 2 and 3, survey and interviews

Click here to read our Genioz publication on Stage 2 of data collection: the survey. Click here to read the summary

Click here to read our Genioz publication combining Stage 2 and Stage 3 data collection: survey and interviews

Testing for nutrition and wellness

Here is the abstract of our content analysis of websites advertising personal genomic testing for nutrition and wellness. The full pre-peer reviewed version and a checklist for website providers of nutrition and wellness testing can be accessed below the abstract. 

This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article which differs slightly from the final published version: [Tutty EHickerton CAdamski MMMetcalfe SA. Personal genomic testing for nutrition and wellness in Australia: A content analysis of online information. 2019 Jan 28. , which has been published in final form at []. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions."

A basic checklist of online information for service providers and potential consumers of personal genomic testing for nutrition and wellness - This is the Supplementary Table 1 from the paper

Ethical critique from Stage 1 and 3, focus groups and interviews

Click here to read about consumer autonomy and choice in personal genomic testing. Further findings from the Genioz study.