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Why, 3 years later, a SCOTUS gene patenting ruling still worries OHSU's Joe Gray

Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that human genes may not be patented, Joe Gray still worries about the ramifications of that decision on his work in precision medicine.

Myriad Genetics had patented isolated genes linked to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, but the court found that the Utah company didn?t ?create? anything patentable. The justices drew a distinction between DNA from nature and that made in a lab.

?The Myriad decision was well intended in the?

Added on 07/25/2016

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