Bioethicists are calling for tighter regulation of the insurance industry when it comes to genetic testing.

Researchers say that some Australians have been unable to take out insurance policies because of results contained in their genetic tests.

They say this is having an effect not only on individuals, but also on the progress of genomic research in Australia.

Hear the full ABC Radio interview with Prof John Rasko.

The use of genetic testing for Life Insurance

by Claire Slattery | ABC RN PM with Prof. John Rasko AO + others November 2017