Anonymous DNA Testing Is Here. But Who Wants It?

A new startup is catering to people who want more privacy—but that means giving up a chance to find relatives

Keren Landman, MD
Elemental

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A pipette adds a sample to petri dish with DNA profiles in background.
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BBrianne Kirkpatrick interacts with plenty of people concerned about privacy. One time, when the licensed genetic counselor was helping a client look over potential relatives based on DNA matches in…

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Keren Landman, MD
Elemental

Infectious disease doctor | Epidemiologist | Journalist | Health disparities, HIV/STDs, LGBTQ care, et al. | kerenlandman.com.