Rock Weekly: Supreme Court Rules Genes Cannot Be Patented

June 17, 2013
Last week, SCOTUS told us: human genes cannot be patented. The landmark ruling, which some argue is based on ” law-office biology “, may indeed make genetic testing more widespread. We’re just excited to get our genes back.

PERK! We’ve got free passes to Healthcare Unbound conference July 11th & 12th for the first 3 people to respond.


Supreme Court Rules Human Genes May Not Be Patented
Washington Post

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Washington Post

U.S. States Selling Hospital Data That Puts Patients’ Privacy At Risk
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Health Care’s Overlooked Cost Factor
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Mayo Clinic


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Scribes STAT $6.05M Undisclosed Portland Biz Journal
Healthrageous $6M North Bridge Venture Partners, Egan Managed Capital, Long River Ventures PRNewswire
SeeChange Health $2M Kellogg Foundation Press Release
Movable $1.9M Multiple Press Release


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