05.11.2013

A talk about the National DNA Data Bank was held at the Hospital de Clínicas

One of the coordinators in charge of the Bank transfer, Mr. Hector Targovnik, participated in the X Week in Bioethics, where he spoke about legal, bioethics and technical aspects concerning the entity.

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A talk about the National DNA Data Bank was held at the Hospital de Clínicas

Mr. Hector Targovnik gave a talk as part of the X Week in Bioethics.

Mr. Hector Targovnik, one of the two coordinators scientists of the transfer of the National DNA Data Bank, an autonomous and self-sufficient entity under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, gave a talk as part of the X Bioethics Week, held at the Hospital de Clínicas until November 7.

Mr. Targovnik traced a brief history about the creation of the Bank in 1987 and the Act N° 26,548 applications and scope, which puts him under the purview of the Ministry of Science.

During his presentation, Mr. Targovnik traced a brief history about the creation of the Bank in 1987 and the Act N° 26,548 applications and scope, which puts him under the purview of the Ministry of Science. In this regard, he stressed out that the creation of the Bank meets the objective of recovering the identity of those who were deprived of this right during the last military dictatorship and explained its main functions.

Other topics discussed in the dissertation:

- Aspects taken into account in cases to ensure the genetic testing validity

- BNDG personnel, director and scientific coordinator functions

- Gratuitousness of the Bank's services.

- Nature of the studies conducted thereon

- The role of justice in the referral.

- Main features of the National Genetic Data File

- Presentation of the new headquarters of the Bank at Av. Cordoba 831.

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