On August 11, 2013, 3TU-member Dr. David Koepsell was interviewed about gene patenting. You can listen to the interview at BBC radio.
Ever since the mapping of the human genome was completed 10 years ago medical companies have been rushing to patent genes that define all of us for their own exclusive use. Now the US Supreme Court has ruled against patenting things found in nature. Peter Day asks what this means for the biotech business and for the future of healthcare.