Informed consent and gene patents

Below are a few items that might help support your arguments for tomorrow’s discussion.

This is a great Times piece written by Rebecca Skloot (the author who wrote about Henrietta Lacks) that provides a summary of the gene patent controversy.

Below is a TEDx talk by Tania Simoncelli who discusses the ethics in gene patenting.

Radiolab podcast “Henrietta’s tumor

Nature podcast

http://www.nature.com/common/swf/podcast_player/nature_podcastplayer.swf </object>

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