Arizona State to research legal side of genetics in health care

, The National Law Journal


The Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law was the first to offer an LL.M. in the legal aspects of biotechnology and genomics. Now, the school has been tapped to research what if any liability attaches to "personalized medicine" — using someone's genetic profile to tailor medical treatments.

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  • Lulaine

    There are so many ethical issues regarding genetics that the law has to catch up to. Initial research is a good start but the industry is fast moving ahead of the law and that is dangerous because society is governed by the law and the law is built on facts and precedence.

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