. CGP Centre of Genomics and Policy CGP Centre of Genomics and Policy

CPG Centre of Genomics and policy


Located within the Genome Quebec Innovation Centre at McGill University, the CGP works at the crossroads of law, medicine, and public policy. Applying a multidisciplinary perspective and collaborating with national and international partners, the CGP analyzes the socio-ethical and legal norms influencing the promotion, prevention and protection of human health.

Currently, the CGP’s research covers six areas of genomics and policy: stem cell research and therapies, pediatrics, privacy, cancer, intellectual property, and biobanks (population genetics). These domains are approached using three guiding foundations: internationalization, policy development and knowledge transfer. First, CGP promotes internationalization by undertaking comparative analyses of policies and guidelines around the world. Secondly, CGP actively participates in the creation of international consortia with a view to promoting multidisciplinary policymaking. Finally, via the HumGen law and policy database, the CGP promotes knowledge transfer.

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Genetics, Immigration and Society: International Perspectives
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Cancer Personalized Medicine Consolidated Projects
Cancer Personalized Medicine Platforms

What's new?

Annual Report 2014
Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights regarding Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination
Reporting results from whole-genome and whole-exome sequencing in clinical partice: a proposal for Canada?
Creating a Global Alliance to Enable Responsible Sharing of Genomic and Clinical Data
Press Release - Official launch of the new IPAC resource
Best Practices 2012