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Human Tissue in Transplantation and Research (Cambridge Law, Medicine and Ethics)

Deficiencies and shortfalls in the supply of human organs for transplantation and human tissue for research generate policy dilemmas across the world and have often given rise to major and deleterious controversies, such as those relating to organ and tissue retention practices following post-mortem examination. They also create an environment in which illegitimate commercial activities flourish. At the same time, patients are denied the therapy they desperately require and researchers are impeded from carrying out vital work into the causes of, and efficacious treatments for, major illnesses and diseases. David Price sets out a clear and integrated legal and policy framework which emanates from the tissue source but protects the interests of donors and relevant professionals through tailored property entitlements, but without presupposing rights to trade in ‘original’ materials.

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Elan Corp Plc has signed an agreement with Britain’s Cambridge University to create a research center focused on therapies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, the Dublin-headquartered biotech group said on Sunday.

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Here’s how French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis SA, which has initiated a hostile takeover attempt for Genzyme Corp. of Cambridge, Mass., describes how the proposed $18.5 billion deal would benefit the two companies and their shareholders:

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How Sanofi sees benefits of Genzyme takeover

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Cambridge Health Alliance in talks about potential affiliation with area health-care providers
Rumors that Cambridge Health Alliance is holding talks with area health-care providers about a potential affiliation are true, but the discussion is “preliminary and exploratory,” the hospital said this week. “We have to get a feel for what the market will look like and what will be going on in a year,” said Doug Bailey, a spokesman for the Health Alliance. “We haven’t determined what …

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Cambridge Memorial expansion OK may come in spring 2011, hospital supervisor says
Provincial supervisor Murray Martin is confident Cambridge Memorial Hospital is now in healthy financial shape and ready for the future.

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