The Program in Genomics and ELSI, under the leadership of Ellen Wright Clayton, has a far reaching, interdisciplinary program of research focusing on the conduct of genetics and genomics research and its translation into the clinic and the larger society.  This work currently encompasses three major projects:

In addition, we collaborate with the All of Us, the data center for which is located at VUMC, and the Program in Empirical Bioethics in the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, and conduct a number of other projects.


Ellen Wright Clayton, M.D., J.D.

Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Law
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
ellen.clayton@vumc.org