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Journal of Law and the Biosciences, October 26, 2015
Margaret F. Riley and Bernat Olle, in response to Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow)


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[...] A recent article by Rachel Sachs and Carolyn Edelstein inthe Journal of Law and the Biosciences on regulation of fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) brought a welcome hard look at the difficulty of regulating an area that holds great promise but is often greeted by hoots and nervous laughter rather than comprehensive study. FMT has been given relatively little attention by legal scholars working in food and drug law. However, FMT andthe broader field ofthe human microbiome have enormous potential for the development of new therapeutics. [...]

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