05.08.13

Shanghai Visiting Scholars' Presentation on "Drug Sale Management in China"

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On April 24, the O’Neill Institute hosted a presentation by two visiting scholars from the Shanghai Food and Drug Administration (SHFDA).  Mr. Ji Chen is the Deputy Director of the Department of Drug Sale and Marketing Control at the SHFDA headquarters. Mr. Junhua Wu is the Senior Drug Inspection Officer of the Pudong Branch of the SHFDA.

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05.07.13

O'Neill Institute's Work on Global Tobacco Control Featured in Tobacco and Poverty Research Network Newsletter

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The O’Neill Institute’s work with international human rights and global tobacco control is featured in the latest edition of the Tobacco and Poverty Research Network newsletter, written by Oscar Cabrera, Executive Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.  An excerpt of the article is below. Any questions can be directed to cabrera@law.georgetown.edu. International Human […]

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05.02.13

From JAMA Forum: The Clash Between Industry and Civil Society Over Generic Drugs

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This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.  Professor Gostin is also a University Professor and director of a World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights.  For more information about this post, please contact gostin@law.georgetown.edu. […]

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04.30.13

The Power of Sharing: Rethinking the Future of Intellectual Property and Biomedical Research

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Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Case No. 11-725, on the eligibility of patenting the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which identify hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. The Court granted certiorari to hear this case after a split developed among the United States circuit court of […]

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04.26.13

The Incarcerated Are Too Vulnerable to Consent

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This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.  Professor Gostin is also a University Professor and director of a World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights.  For more information about this post, please contact gostin@law.georgetown.edu. […]

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04.23.13

Family Building with Donor Gametes: New Families, New Issues and International Perspectives

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Please find a summary of the recent Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) Law Symposium below. The flier from the event can be found here. Any questions about this event or blog posting can be directed to sonia.allan@deakin.edu.au.

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04.18.13

Student-Led Global Health Impact Report Card Measures Universities’ Commitment to Equitable and Accessible Biomedical Research and Development

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This post was written by Daniel Hougendobler (Georgetown Global Health LL.M. ’13).  Any questions about this post can be directed to dah93@law.georgetown.edu.  Universities play a vital and unique role in the development and equitable dissemination of biomedical innovations.  The recently-released Global Health Impact Report Card, created by Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), represents the […]

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04.17.13

Tobacco Endgame Strategies: Challenges in Ethics and Law

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Lawrence O. Gostin, Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute and Bryan Thomas, Law Fellow with the O’Neill Institute published a piece, “Tobacco endgame strategies: challenges in ethics and law,” in the May issue of the Tobacco Control. An abstract of the piece is below as is a link to the complete article. Any questions or comments can […]

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04.11.13

The Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference at Georgetown Law

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Empirical Health Law Conference Friday, April 19, 2013 * 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM * Room 2000 Eric E. Hotung International Law Building * Georgetown University Law Center The Fourth Annual Empirical Health Law Conference at Georgetown Law will bring together top scholars to present working papers reflecting the most current set of research projects […]

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04.04.13

Airline ‘Fat Taxes’: The Dilemmas of the ‘Pay as You Weigh’ Airline Pricing Policies

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This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar .  It was originally published at . Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to alemanno@hec.fr. Why most airlines charge your extra-luggage but they do not charge your extra-weight? At a time of high fuel costs and experimental lifestyle regulatory action, economists, business […]

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