Mary Claire King

Professor of Medical and Genome Science, University of Washington

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American Cancer Society Professor of Medical and Genome Science at the University of Washington in Seattle; former Professor of Genetics at UC Berkeley who located the BRCA-1 gene, linked to breast and ovarian cancer

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Billions of dollars have been raised for medical research because human genes can be patented so, when breakthroughs occur, investors make money.

Human Genetics: Medicine, Money and Law

Billions of dollars have been raised for medical research because human genes can be patented so, when breakthroughs occur, investors make money.

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