Evans quoted in New York Times on Supreme Court gene patent case

James P. Evans, MD, PhD, Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine, is quoted about a case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving Myriad Genetics attempts to patent two human genes related to breast and ovarian cancer.

"“Events on the ground have overtaken the law,” said Dr. James P. Evans, a professor of genetics and medicine at the University of North Carolina. He said the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision “will be much more ideological than it will be practical.”

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