Gary Marchant, a professor at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, is quoted in a story in the Tuesday, Feb. 27 edition of The Arizona Republic headlined, “Genetic testing caught between legal challenges and doctors’ limited expertise.” The article, written by reporter Ken Alltucker, quotes Marchant, the executive director of the college’s Center for the Study of Law, Science, & Technology, predicting that, as people become more savvy about their health care options, more lawsuits will be initiated against doctors failing to order genetic tests to predict genetic disorders and other problems. “This potentially is a big liability issue,” Marchant told Alltucker. “Many doctors don’t have an understanding of genetics. Many doctors say, `I am not ready to deal with this.” The legal, regulatory and ethical issues surrounding personalized medicine will be explored Friday, March 2, at a conference to be held in the college’s Great Hall. Read the article here.