Monthly Archives: April 2016

Recent Milestones: ICGC 1000th Access 

Professor Chalmers recently reported that in March The International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) celebrated an important milestone, having provided it’s 1000th authorised user with access to the resource. The ICGC provides access for authorised researchers to over 2,400 genomes for … Continue reading

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Awareness: A Big Week of Big Days

World Immunisation Week  In relation to medical developments generally, the 24-30th of April signifies World Immunisation Week promoting protection of disease. Immunisation is one of the most significant medical research inventions of the last two centuries that has stopped the contraction and … Continue reading

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Ethics Review for International Data-Intensive Research – Published in Science

The authors of a recent article in Science (DOI: 10.1126/science.aad5269), consider Research Ethics Committees (RECs) processes for approving projects that involve international data sharing. They note that ‘growth in international data-sharing collaborations adds stress to the system already under fire for subjecting … Continue reading

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Nicol Presentation- Gene Patents Forum

Last week, Professor Dianne Nicol presented at the Gene Patents Forum hosted by QUT’s Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Program in Brisbane. The forum, organised by Professor Matthew Rimmer, was attended by a number of experts and HDR students in the … Continue reading

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Chalmers Presentation – Legal and Ethical Challenges of Precision Medicine in Hong Kong

Last week, Professor Donald Chalmers presented at the Conference on the Legal & Ethical Challenges of Precision Medicine at The University of Hong Kong. The Conference was held on the 7 – 8 April 2016, jointly hosted by the University of Cambridge Centre … Continue reading

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New PhD Student – Suzana Nashkova

As noted in the CLG Annual Report 2015-2016, the centre has recently welcomed a new student who has relocated from Macedonia to undertake a PhD in the field of intellectual property law. Suzana Nashkova will conduct her research under supervision from Professor Dianne Nicol … Continue reading

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CLG Annual Report 2015-2016

The CLG has released its first annual report outlining news and our the major achievements from the last year. It includes highlights from our PhDs, Projects and International Collaborations.  

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