Ruth Saunders

Ruth Saunders was previously a Volunteer at the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and a Volunteer Writer at its flagship publication BioNews, having originally joined the publication under the auspices of its writing scheme. She is currently studying for a PhD at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), where she also teaches Business Law. Her PhD research focuses on the legal, ethical and social implications of direct-to-consumer genetic testing for common diseases, pharmacogenetics, nutrigenomics and ancestry. Previously she studied Law at QMUL, where she went on to obtain an MA in Medical Law and Ethics. She tweets as @Ruth_Saunders