Marsha Michie

Marsha MichieMarsha Michie, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Health & Aging at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research examines ethical and social aspects of biomedicine, particularly new genetic technologies and their users. Her current NIH-funded research explores 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)

For more information about Marsha’s projects and publications, visit her website ( or her UCSF profile.


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