PAMELA L SANKAR

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genetics. Toward a new vocabulary of human genetic variation
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Science 298:1337-8. 2002
  2. pmc How do women decide? Accepting or declining BRCA1/2 testing in a nationwide clinical sample in the United States
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Community Genet 9:78-86. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint BiDil: race medicine or race marketing?
    Pamela Sankar
    Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
  4. pmc Genetic research and health disparities
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 3308, USA
    JAMA 291:2985-9. 2004
  5. pmc Race and ethnicity in genetic research
    Pamela Sankar
    Department of Medical Ethics Center for Bioethics Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:961-70. 2007
  6. pmc Patient perspectives of medical confidentiality: a review of the literature
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:659-69. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic privacy
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Annu Rev Med 54:393-407. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint To tell or not to tell: primary care patients' disclosure deliberations
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2378-83. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetics, epidemiology, and cancer disparities: is it black and white?
    Timothy R Rebbeck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2164-9. 2006
  10. pmc Differences in the patterns of health care system distrust between blacks and whites
    Katrina Armstrong
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:827-33. 2008

Research Grants

  1. EMERGING ISSUES IN CRIMINAL FORENSIC GENETICS
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Advancing the Race Dialog: Genes, Forensics & Medicine
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. BEYOND STIGMA--INTERPRETING GENETIC DIFFERENCE
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. EMERGING ISSUES IN CRIMINAL FORENSIC GENETICS
    PAMELA L SANKAR; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Genetics. Toward a new vocabulary of human genetic variation
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Science 298:1337-8. 2002
  2. pmc How do women decide? Accepting or declining BRCA1/2 testing in a nationwide clinical sample in the United States
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Community Genet 9:78-86. 2006
    ..To examine the role of the practitioner, informed consent, and genetic counseling in genetic testing decisions and to assess their relative influence on women's decision to have clinical BRCA1/2 testing...
  3. ncbi request reprint BiDil: race medicine or race marketing?
    Pamela Sankar
    Department of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2005
    ..The push to bring these drugs to market as a race-specific treatment was motivated by the culiarities of U.S. patent law and willingness exploit race to gain commercial and regulatory advantage...
  4. pmc Genetic research and health disparities
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 3308, USA
    JAMA 291:2985-9. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Race and ethnicity in genetic research
    Pamela Sankar
    Department of Medical Ethics Center for Bioethics Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:961-70. 2007
    ..With limited exceptions, current practice does not reflect repeated recommendations for using race or ethnicity terms in genetic research. This study provides a baseline against which to measure future trends...
  6. pmc Patient perspectives of medical confidentiality: a review of the literature
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:659-69. 2003
    ..To lay the groundwork for a better understanding of patient views on medical confidentiality...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic privacy
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3308, USA
    Annu Rev Med 54:393-407. 2003
    ..Beliefs in genetic determinacy explain some of the heightened concern about genetic privacy. Discussion of the debate over genetic testing within families illustrates the most recent response to genetic privacy concerns...
  8. ncbi request reprint To tell or not to tell: primary care patients' disclosure deliberations
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2378-83. 2005
    ..We investigated the topics and concerns that led less-studied primary care patients to deliberate disclosure to their physician and the range of actions taken following such deliberation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetics, epidemiology, and cancer disparities: is it black and white?
    Timothy R Rebbeck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:2164-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is critical to properly consider the meaning, definitions, and use of race, ethnicity, or ancestry in molecular epidemiologic studies...
  10. pmc Differences in the patterns of health care system distrust between blacks and whites
    Katrina Armstrong
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:827-33. 2008
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, ancestry, and race in molecular epidemiologic research
    Timothy R Rebbeck
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 904 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2467-71. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint "Iceland Inc."?: On the ethics of commercial population genomics
    Jon F Merz
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1201-9. 2004
    ..The Iceland model provides an informative counterexample that holds key ethics lessons for similar ventures...
  13. pmc Older adults' attitudes toward enrollment of non-competent subjects participating in Alzheimer's research
    Jason Karlawish
    Institute on Aging, 3615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 166:182-8. 2009
    ..The authors used hypothetical Alzheimer's disease studies that included either a blood draw or a blood draw and lumbar puncture to explore older persons' attitudes on this question...
  14. pmc What is in a cause? Exploring the relationship between genetic cause and felt stigma
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Genet Med 8:33-42. 2006
    ..However, whether a genetic or hereditary basis necessarily confers a stigma to a condition remains unexamined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Communication and miscommunication in informed consent to research
    Pamela Sankar
    Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 18:429-46. 2004
    ..Through analysis of informed consent session transcripts, it demonstrates the importance of taking account of not only what is said, but how and by whom it is said...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obtaining informed consent for cancer pain research: do patients with advanced cancer and patients with chronic pain have different concerns?
    David Casarett
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:506-16. 2002
    ..Although chronic pain patients' willingness to enroll in research was related to pain severity and a desire for better pain management, cancer patients' willingness to enroll was not...

Research Grants11

  1. EMERGING ISSUES IN CRIMINAL FORENSIC GENETICS
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..While potentially useful to law enforcement, this technology could fundamentally alter the role of genetics in law enforcement and negatively influence public trust in genetics generally. ..
  2. Advancing the Race Dialog: Genes, Forensics & Medicine
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. BEYOND STIGMA--INTERPRETING GENETIC DIFFERENCE
    Pamela Sankar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. EMERGING ISSUES IN CRIMINAL FORENSIC GENETICS
    PAMELA L SANKAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..While potentially useful to law enforcement, this technology could fundamentally alter the role of genetics in law enforcement and negatively influence public trust in genetics generally. ..