GEN article features Marchant, conference panelists


June 16, 2010

An article in the June 15 issue of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, “Pharmacogenomics on Its Way Toward Clinic,” is rooted in a conference co-hosted in March by the College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation.

Reporter Catherine Shaffer interviewed Gary">http://apps.law.asu.edu/Apps/Faculty/Faculty.aspx?individual_id=6">Gary Marchant, the Center’s Executive Director and a planning committee member for the March 8-9 conference, “Personalized Medicine in the Clinic: Policy, Legal, and Ethical Implications,’ about moving pharmacogenomics from theory to practice. Download Full Image

Legal liability is an emerging issue with no easy answers, Marchant told Shaffer. “Very few doctors have training in genetics to handle those issues; most of them don’t look at the primary literature, and it’s all subject to retrospective analysis in the courtroom,” he said.

Shaffer also spoke with several conference participants, renowned leaders and scientists at the cutting edge of clinical patient care, cancer research and pathology, among others.

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Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Marchant book reviewed by 'The Washington Post'


June 16, 2010

A new book co-authored by Gary">http://apps.law.asu.edu/Apps/Faculty/Faculty.aspx?individual_id=6">Gary Marchant, Executive Director of the College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation, provides “interesting food for thought,” according to a brief review in The Washington Post.

Marchant, the ASU Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics, wrote Thwarting Consumer Choice: The Case against Mandatory Labeling for Genetically Modified Foods with Professor Emeritus Guy">https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/588161">Guy Cardineau and Thomas Redick, principal attorney in the St. Louis law firm of Global Environmental Ethics Counsel. Download Full Image

The book, published by the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C., stands against mandatory labeling requirements for genetically modified foods, the review states.

To read the full review, click here.http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/14/AR201006... />

Janie Magruder, Jane.Magruder">mailto:Jane.Magruder@asu.edu">Jane.Magruder@asu.edu
(480) 727-9052
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law