Experts from the legal field, academia, and industry assembled Dec. 2 for “LawSeq: Facing the Legal Barriers to Genomic Research & Precision Medicine,” a webinar presented by the Consortium in collaboration with with Ropes & Gray, LLP, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, PC, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD, of University of Washington Medical Center and Mark Barnes, JD, LLM, of Ropes & Gray offered keynote presentations. Panel discussions focused on the most pressing legal and policy issues confronting genomic research and clinical care, issues in FDA regulation of genomic devices, software, and interpretive algorithms, and genomic data governance. Video of the event will be posted here soon. Visit the LawSeqSM Database to search the law of genomics in the U.S. – both federal and state law.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020