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HONcode status The health Website
Eye on DNA
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Eye on DNA
Web address:http://www.eyeondna.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct989128
Date of initial review: 07 May 2007
Validity of certificate18 May 2012 - May 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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1. Information must be authoritative
Welcome to Eye on DNA. Iím Hsien-Hsien Lei (pron. shen-shen lay) and Iím a PhD-trained epidemiologist and biotech consultant. I graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology, area of concentration in disease prevention, and received my PhD from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Epidemiology, Division of Genetic Epidemiology.
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
Eye on DNA is moderated. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.

Welcome to Eye on DNA. Iím Hsien-Hsien Lei (pron. shen-shen lay) and Iím a PhD-trained epidemiologist and biotech consultant. I graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Human Biology, area of concentration in disease prevention, and received my PhD from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Epidemiology, Division of Genetic Epidemiology.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Iím passionate about social media and the potential it has to empower people to take charge of their personal health. The Internet and genome technology combined are going to change our lives in ways we canít even begin to imagine. Medicine in the genome era will touch all of our lives and Iím here to document its progress.
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Iím passionate about social media and the potential it has to empower people to take charge of their personal health. The Internet and genome technology combined are going to change our lives in ways we canít even begin to imagine. Medicine in the genome era will touch all of our lives and Iím here to document its progress.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

Audience:
Iím passionate about social media and the potential it has to empower people to take charge of their personal health. The Internet and genome technology combined are going to change our lives in ways we canít even begin to imagine. Medicine in the genome era will touch all of our lives and Iím here to document its progress.
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Iím passionate about social media and the potential it has to empower people to take charge of their personal health. The Internet and genome technology combined are going to change our lives in ways we canít even begin to imagine. Medicine in the genome era will touch all of our lives and Iím here to document its progress.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
Eye on DNA is not a substitute for medical advice. Always ask your healthcare provider or genetic counselor for information specific to you.

  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Comments posted on this Blog should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Note on Privacy and Comment Policy
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Note on Privacy and Comment Policy
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
Internet users commenting on Eye on DNA should behave in an ethical manner. Please do not post any commercial/advertising comment.
URL: http://www.eyeondna.com/about/

by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei

(25 Apr 2012) - Link

Posted January 16, 2010
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

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Posted January 16, 2010
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

For the collaborative platform:

Internet users commenting on Eye on DNA should behave in an ethical manner. Please do not post any commercial/advertising comment.
(30 Aug 2010) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Please note that comments left using the form below will be publicly displayed. If you'd like to correspond with me privately, please email me at
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Please note that comments left using the form below will be publicly displayed. If you'd like to correspond with me privately, please email me at hsien@eyeondna.com.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Eye on DNA accepts advertisement that is relevant to genetics, genes, and DNA. Advertisements do not necessarily represent the views of the writer, Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei, but provide important financial support for the site itself as well as supplementing Dr. Leiís income. Eye on DNA also does not necessarily reflect the opinions or viewpoints of any of my previous or current employers.
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Eye on DNA accepts advertisement that is relevant to genetics, genes, and DNA. Advertisements do not necessarily represent the views of the writer, Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei, but provide important financial support for the site itself as well as supplementing Dr. Leiís income. Eye on DNA also does not necessarily reflect the opinions or viewpoints of any of my previous or current employers.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Eye on DNA accepts advertisement that is relevant to genetics, genes, and DNA. Advertisements do not necessarily represent the views of the writer, Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei, but provide important financial support for the site itself as well as supplementing Dr. Leiís income. Eye on DNA also does not necessarily reflect the opinions or viewpoints of any of my previous or current employers.
  (25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Eye on DNA accepts advertisement that is relevant to genetics, genes, and DNA. Advertisements do not necessarily represent the views of the writer, Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei, but provide important financial support for the site itself as well as supplementing Dr. Leiís income. Eye on DNA also does not necessarily reflect the opinions or viewpoints of any of my previous or current employers.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Please do not post any commercial/advertising comment.
(25 Apr 2012) - Link

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