Genomics Forum Blog

Monday, April 5, 2010

Judge cites U-M researcher's work in landmark gene patent case

In the previously posted article (dated April 1, 2010), A New York District Court judge cited a University of Michigan expert's research this week in a landmark case invalidating patents on the BRCA genes, which are linked to increased susceptibility for breast and ovarian cancer. UM expert, Parthasarathy, has written several articles related to this topic and a book titled "Building Genetic Medicine: Breast Cancer, Technology, and the Comparative Politics of Health Care" (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007).

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