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The Genealogy of a GenePatents, HIV/AIDS, and Race$
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Myles W. Jackson

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780262028660

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.001.0001

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Epilogue

Epilogue

The End of an Error?

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The Genealogy of a Gene
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Myles W. Jackson

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DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0009

This final chapter brings us up to date with the current state of affairs in gene patenting. It discusses the recent US Supreme Court’s decision on the breast cancer patents held by Myriad Genetics. It also discusses the recent move by the FDA to prohibit personal genomics companies from offering their clients medical information based on their genetic sequence. Finally, it considers the role of history of science in current policy issues.

Keywords:   breast cancer gene patents, race and genomics, Myriad Genetics, gene patents: Europe vs. US, American Civil Liberties Union, personal genomics companies, public policy

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