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Community Medical School

Sep 17, 2013
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Given E E131 (Carpenter Auditorium)

"Who Owns Your Genes? How the Patent System Impacts Physicians and Patients," Debra Leonard, MD, Ph.D, Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Explore the history of the patenting of human genes. Hear directly from a molecular pathologist about how gene patents have affected her clinical practice, and discuss several solution approaches, with a focus on the recent unanimous Supreme Court decision.

Registration link can be found on the Event URL below.

For more information, contact Community Medical School at 802-847-2886 or medcomm@med.uvm.edu .

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