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Examining how the Supreme Court ruling on gene patenting affects medical and scientific research

Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling declaring that isolated genomic DNA is not eligible for patent protection, but that cDNA – “cloned” or “complementary DNA” – can be patented ignited a frenzy of news stories and commentaries about the decision. In a segment on KQED’s Forum this morning, Mildred Cho, PhD, associate director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and a professor of pediatrics,  joined the discussion on how the ruling will affect medical and science research. Listen to the full discussion here.

Previously: A closer look at Supreme Court’s decision on gene patenting and Supreme Court rules on Myriad’s “gene patenting” case

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