Robert Cook-Deegan
Research Professor, Duke University

About Me

Robert Cook-Deegan became Director for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy in July 2002. He was previously director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship program (2000-2002) at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), National Academy of Sciences, a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Investigator at Georgetown University (1999-2002), and a seminar leader at Stanford-in-Washington (1996-2003). He worked at The National Academies in various capacities from 1991 until coming to Duke.

He is the author of The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome (New York: Norton, 1994; paperback 1996; tr. Korean 1995, Japanese 1996) and an author on over 200 articles.

At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 6 10:05 am (LK 130)
Ethical, legal, and practical challenges in genetic data sharing
Last year, the historic Supreme Court Case, Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, opened diagnostic testing and genetic research in new ways, but also presented new challenges for genetic... Read more
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