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Risk and Genomics

Jonathon Roberts talks about risk and genomics

Jonathon Roberts is a genetic counsellor and ethics researcher. We spoke to Jon to find out the best ways to talk about risk.

In this interview Jon discusses the concept of risk in relation to health and disease and how to discuss this to students. We unpick the terms Monogenic risk and polygenic risk as well as discuss how scientists calculate risk in relation to a particular disease developing.

If you’d like to learn more about what a genetic counsellor like Jon does, you may want to read this introduction to Genetic Counselling.

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