This prostate cancer study is a major collaboration that has significantly expanded knowledge of how likely a person is to develop prostate cancer from their genes.
On 15 December the European Parliament, Council of Ministers and the European Commission finished their series of trilogue negotiations to find a compromise text on the Data Protection Regulation.
The Data Protection Regulation is now at a critical phase. As we write, representatives from the three EU institutions – the European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of Ministers – are working together to agree a final text of the draft law.
In May we sent an open letter to the Article 29 Working Party – the advisory group of data protection authorities set up under the Data Protection Directive – to raise concerns about comments they made on research and the Data Protection Regulation.