Could Myriad be forced to license BRCA testing in US?

Predictions that the Supreme Court decision would lead to lower prices and increased access to BRCA genetic testing in the US appear to have been correct; although Myriad clearly wishes to remain the sole provider, the mere threat of compulsory licensing appears to have stimulated a widening of access.

Now the chair of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has reportedly asked National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins to use a legal provision to compel Myriad Genomics to offer licenses for BRCA testing on reasonable terms.

Read the full article here: Could Myriad be forced to license BRCA testing in US?

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