In 2014 Associate Professor Nik Zeps, renowned genetic pathologist and Pathology Awareness Australia ambassador, delivered a Ted Talk on the ethics surrounding advances in genetic research and testing.

Two years on, with our understanding of genetics and the development of genetic testing continuing to grow exponentially, A/Professor Zeps’ talk is as relevant as ever.

Watch the video below to see why A/Professor Zeps believes that protecting patients doesn’t have to mean more costly and time consuming regulation.

Instead, the answer could lie in all of us learning to be a bit less discriminatory and bit more kind…