BRCA 1 & 2 Readings

Readings for the discussion on BRCA are located at the ACLU website

Please read the following for October 14, 2009:

I. Doll JJ, Biotechnology: The Patenting of DNA. Science 280: 689-690, 1998.

II.  Heller MA, Eisenberg RS. Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research. Science 280: 698-701, 1998.

III.  Caulfield T, et.al. Evidence and Anecdotes: An Analysis of Human Gene Patenting Controversies. Nat Biotechnol 24: 1091-1094, 2006.

IV.  Bonetta L, Raising the Bar for Gene Patients. Current Bio 11: 115-116, 2001.

V.  Bailey R. The Tragedy of the Anticommons: Do patents actually impede innovation? Reasononline. October 2, 2007.

Please read the following for October 2, 2009:

I. BRCA Fact Sheet

II. Statement of Material Facts

III. BRCA Complaint

IV. Read Declarations (8/26/2009)  These are on the bottom of the web page; please click on the information next to the person's photo.
- Sir John E. Sulston
- Susan M. Love. M.D., MBA
- Christopher Mason, Ph.D.
- Shobita Parthasarathy, Ph.D.
- Elizabeth Swisher, M.D.
- Mildred Cho, Ph.D.
- Myles Jackson, Ph.D.
- Debra G.B. Leonard, M.D., Ph.D.
- Wayne W. Grody, M.D., Ph.D.
- Mark Sobel, Executive Officer, Association for Molecular Pathology
- Madhuri Hegde, Ph.D., Member, Association for Molecular Pathology
- Michael Watson, Executive Director, American College of Medical Genetics
- John R. Ball, Executive V.P., American Society for Clinical Pathology
- Roger Hubbard, Ph.D., Member, American Society for Clinical Pathology
- John Scott, V.P. for Advocacy, College of American Pathologists
- Jeffrey Kant, M.D., Ph.D., Member, College of American Pathologists
- Haig H. Kazazian, Jr., M.D.
- Arupa Ganguly, Ph.D.
- Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D.
- Harry Ostrer, M.D.
- David Ledbetter, Ph.D.
- Ellen Matloff, M.S.
- Elsa Reich, M.S.,
- Barbara Brenner, Executive Director, Breast Cancer Action
- Judy Norsigian, Executive Director, Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
- Lisbeth Ceriani
- Runi Limary
- Genae Girard
- Vicky Thomason
- Kathleen Raker