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I Discovered the BRCA1 Gene. It Should Not Be Patented.

I Discovered the BRCA1 Gene. It Should Not Be Patented. | Cancer | Scoop.it
Mary-Claire King, the geneticist who discovered the BRCA1 gene, says she is delighted by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that makes it illegal to patent it.

Via Susan Zager
Kate X. Bartholomew's insight:

I worked for many years with a professor who was also on the team. She HATED what happened to that work. We'd been doing family studies and everything we studied was mis-used and polluted by the idea of "going public" and big business.

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Susan Zager's curator insight, June 17, 2013 9:53 AM

This is a great interview with the person who really discovered the BRCA1 gene.

Susan Zager's comment, June 24, 2013 9:33 AM
Kate thank you for sharing the information about others including yourself who worked with the team. I imagine how terribly frustrating this must have been to see big business mis-using all of this work.
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How Cancer Spreads In The Body

How Cancer Spreads In The Body | Cancer | Scoop.it
Scientists have identified the mechanism by which cancer is able to spread throughout the body, after discovering a cell movement process called "chase and run."

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Graham Player Ph.D.'s curator insight, June 18, 2013 7:59 AM

This is another major breakthrough in understanding the process of metastasis and how cancer spreads.

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I Discovered the BRCA1 Gene. It Should Not Be Patented.

I Discovered the BRCA1 Gene. It Should Not Be Patented. | Cancer | Scoop.it
Mary-Claire King, the geneticist who discovered the BRCA1 gene, says she is delighted by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that makes it illegal to patent it.

Via Susan Zager
Kate X. Bartholomew's insight:

I worked for many years with a professor who was also on the team. She HATED what happened to that work. We'd been doing family studies and everything we studied was mis-used and polluted by the idea of "going public" and big business.

more...
Susan Zager's curator insight, June 17, 2013 9:53 AM

This is a great interview with the person who really discovered the BRCA1 gene.

Susan Zager's comment, June 24, 2013 9:33 AM
Kate thank you for sharing the information about others including yourself who worked with the team. I imagine how terribly frustrating this must have been to see big business mis-using all of this work.