Can I get information about my genetic profile from CLS?

No, it was important that when we collected the DNA sample that we gained consent from you to use the DNA for research purposes, but also guaranteed not to reveal your individual results. This is because the way that this was done does not meet the very high clinical standards that would be required to give you accurate information about your own genetic make-up. It is also important to remember that very few diseases are only linked to genes and there is almost always an environmental component too. This means that those who are genetically susceptible to the disease will not necessarily contract the particular disease.