TAG ARCHIVES FOR genetics and genomics

30
Jul2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager

In June’s Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Myriad) decision, the Supreme Court determined that human genes fall within the “laws of nature” exception to patentable material. This decision invalidated Myriad’s exclusive claim to BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 tests that can be used in determining a woman’s risk in contracting breast and ovarian cancer. However, Myriad wasn’[...] Read more

15
Jun2013

by Maeve Luthin, JD, Project Coordinator

It’s your favorite time of the week again! Take a few minutes to catch up with the research ethics world by reading through this edition of our Research Ethics Roundup.

US  Regulator Plans to Declare Research Chimps Endangered: The US Fish and Wildlife Service Read more

16
May2013

Spring is in full swing! Take advantage of the mild weather and enjoy the great outdoors while reading the full text of this week’s Research Ethics Roundup selections.

 
 

#NIHSequesterImpact: Last week, Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, [...] Read more

22
Apr2013

It’s been a busy two weeks in the research world and we have the articles to prove it. Read on to learn about some of the current issues that are impacting research from court deliberations on gene patents and oral history research to revelations about the regulatory and ethical failures of a study involving premature infants.

 


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5
Apr2013

Do April showers have you stuck indoors? Take a moment to peruse the latest installment of our Research Ethics Roundup. This week’s issue features articles on a wide range of topics, including how history should remember researchers with checkered pasts, why science tends to favor positive results, and much more.

Building public trust in genomic research: In this response to Read more