Issue Brief for Congressional Staff, entitled "Gene Patents: What do they do? What policy options have been proposed? What are the implications of the Myriad ruling?
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DescriptionIssue brief for congressional staff prepared by Robert Cook-Deegan to educate policymakers, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders about the Myriad case.
SubjectGenetics, Myriad Genetics, ACLU, BRCA, Breast Cancer, Amicus Brief, Gene Patents, Law, Health Policy, Medicine, Women’s Health
CitationCook-Deegan, Robert Mullan (2011). Issue Brief for Congressional Staff, entitled "Gene Patents: What do they do? What policy options have been proposed? What are the implications of the Myriad ruling?. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/7684.
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Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Robert Cook-Deegan is a research professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, with secondary appointments in Internal Medicine (School of Medicine), and Biology (Trinity College of Arts & Sciences). He was the founding director for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy in Duke’s Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy from July 2002 through December 2012. He is the author of The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome and an author on over 250 art
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