Prof. Susan M. Wolf Awarded NIH Grant for Project to Establish the Legal Framework for Genomic Medicine

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 3:15pm

Susan WolfThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the first-ever grant dedicated to laying the policy groundwork needed to translate genomic medicine into clinical application. Professor Susan M. Wolf, who holds faculty appointments at the Law School and the University of Minnesota Medical School, is one of three eminent researchers who will lead the three-year, $2 million project, known as LawSeqSM.

The project will convene legal, ethics, and scientific experts from across the country to analyze the current state of genomic law and create much-needed guidance on what it should be. Read more.