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Taking part in a pharmacogenetic clinical trial: assessment of trial participants understanding of information disclosed during the informed consent process

BMC Medical Ethics201314:34

Received: 17 June 2013

Accepted: 20 August 2013

Published: 11 September 2013

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Original Submission
17 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Knapp
13 Aug 2013 Author responded Author comments - Diana Rose
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Aug 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Aug 2013 Editorially accepted
11 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-14-34

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London