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Current Genetics Update: The Supreme Court, DNA collection and gene patents

In the past several weeks, the US Supreme Court has issued two major decisions that impact the field of personal genetics. ¬†First, the Court rules that human genes cannot be patented. ¬†The case involved the patents on the BRCA 1 … Continue reading

Current Genetics Update – Teaching about BRCA and risk in the classroom

Movie star and philanthropist Angelina Jolie’s recent disclosure in the New York Times that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy to lower her risk of breast cancer has put genetic testing in the limelight in a way that doesn’t happen … Continue reading

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