Marsha MichieMarsha Michie, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Her research examines ethical and social aspects of biomedicine, particularly new genetic technologies and their users. Her NIH-funded research has explored the progress of prenatal cell-free DNA (cfDNA) screening and the lessons it teaches us about bringing new genetic technologies into people’s everyday lives in ways that are socially appropriate, equitable, and ethical.

Research Support

Mapping an ELSI-Integrated Translational Pathway with cffDNA Testing. NHGRI Grant No. R00HG006452 (2014-2017)

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