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Debunking the Myth That 20% of Human Genes Are Patented

Posted On June 19, 2012
Categories CLHS, Events

ATLANTA – On February 23, 2012, the Center for Law, Health & Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society hosted University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Associate Professor Christopher Holman, PhD, JD. “Professor Holman’s research focuses on cutting edge issues in the interface between biotechnology and patent law,” said Georgia State University College of Law Professor Yaniv… more »

Reflections on My Semester with HeLP

Posted On June 19, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) serves as a practicum site for the Master of Arts in Bioethics program at Emory University. For the spring semester, I worked with HeLP for my 150-hour service learning practicum, under the supervision of Professor Sylvia Caley, who is the Director of HeLP and co-Director of the HeLP Legal Services… more »

Confronting the Challenges of Disruptive Technologies

Posted On June 7, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – DNA sequencing and testing, nanotechnology-based medical therapies, autonomous vehicles, renewable energies, and asteroid mining were just some of the areas of technological development covered in the Law & Emerging Technologies seminar, which was offered at Georgia State University College of Law for the first time during the Spring 2012 semester and taught by… more »

Professor and Recent Graduate Present at Harvard Law School

Posted On June 7, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law ProfessorLeslie Wolf and Brett Williams, JD ’12, recently presented at Harvard Law School. The two attended the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechology, and Bioethics’ conference entitled “The Future of Human Subjects Research Regulations.” The conference brought together scholars from around the country to discuss the… more »

GRA’s Work on NIH Project Culminates in Roadtrip

Posted On June 4, 2012
Categories CLHS, Students

ATLANTA – Graduating third-year law students, Mayank “Mike” Patel, Brett Williams, and Jeffrey Austin spent the last two years working as graduate research assistants (GRAs) with ProfessorLeslie Wolf on a two-year research project funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The project, conducted in collaboration with Duke University, focuses on Certificates of Confidentiality, a… more »

Wolf Speaks at Stem Cell Conference

Posted On June 1, 2012
Categories CLHS, Students

ATLANTA – Professor Leslie Wolf recently spoke about legal issues on hematopoietic (blood) stem cell therapy in the United States at a conference on stem cells and regenerative medicine near Basel, Switzerland, held March 28-30.  The conference, “Mastering the Legal and Ethical Challenges of Present and Future Cell Donation,” brought together experts from Europe, the United… more »

Wolf Participates in Rulemaking Roundtable

Posted On June 1, 2012
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Leslie Wolf recently traveled to Baltimore to participate in a roundtable on the Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM), proposing changes to the federal regulations governing human subjects research. The roundtable, which was sponsored by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and… more »

HeLP Shares Expertise at National Summit

Posted On June 1, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

ATLANTA – Members of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) presented at seven sessions at the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership’s 7th annual summit entitled “Medical-Legal Partnership: Innovative Solutions for a Healthier Community,” held March 26-27 in San Antonio, Texas.  The summit brought together policymakers and leaders from the fields of law, medicine, nursing, social work,… more »