The Commercialization of Genetic Research: Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues

The Commercialization of Genetic Research: Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues

by Timothy A. Caulfield
     
 

This volume examines the ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with the commercialization of genetic research and will be of interest to the academic community (law, ethics, medicine and genetics) and the biotechnology industry, as well as those actively involved in genetic research. The linkage between industry and human genetics has given rise to numerous… See more details below

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This volume examines the ethical, legal, and policy issues associated with the commercialization of genetic research and will be of interest to the academic community (law, ethics, medicine and genetics) and the biotechnology industry, as well as those actively involved in genetic research. The linkage between industry and human genetics has given rise to numerous issues associated with the commercialization process. The topics covered will include commercialization and the university, commercialization and patents, clones and xenotransplants, the public perception of genetics, the role of the media, commercialization, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest, regulating the commercial environment, and the role of research ethics boards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461371359
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.46(d)

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