Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs to Join Faculty at Washington University School of Law image

Petrie-Flom Center, February 17, 2016


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We are pleased to announce that Petrie-Flom Center Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs has been appointed an Associate Professor at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.  At Washington University, Rachel will continue to teach and research at the intersection of patent law and health law, with a particular focus on problems of innovation in and access to health care technologies.  In her two years at the Petrie-Flom Center, Rachel has studied the relationship between prescription drug insurance and innovation incentives, recent legal developments in personalized medicine, and the ways in which the FDA and patent law deal with emerging technologies that challenge existing legal paradigms.  Her written works from her time at the Center will or have been published in the University of California Davis Law Review, the Yale Journal of Law & Technology, IP Theory, and the Journal of Law and the Biosciences, as well as book chapters in volumes stemming from two conferences held at the Center.  She has given invited presentations at Harvard Law School, Boston University Law School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and at a National Institutes of Health working group, among others.

Congratulations, Rachel!

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