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AMP congratulates SACGHS on the publication of their DNA patenting report

November 21, 2015

The task force drafting the report represented the full spectrum of stakeholders and completed a very transparent process with unlimited opportunities for public comment. The final report is authoritative and articulate, and provides a balanced assessment of the consequences of DNA patents. Dr. Nowak further complimented the task force, "The final report represents years of discourse, analysis of expert testimony and data, and the completion of a strong consensus building process. I'm proud of the task force and feel confident that if implemented, this report will benefit patients throughout the country."

AMP congratulates the SACGHS on the publication of their report and encourages Secretary Sebelius to work quickly to adopt and implement their recommendations to protect all Americans from the harms of DNA patents.

AMP's gene patent position statement can be found at www.amp

Source: Association for Molecular Pathology