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Bioethics’ Mark Aulisio discusses pharmaceutical manufacturer’s drug for treating a genetic disorder

Some patients with a rare disease face hurdles getting the only treatment

Bloomberg (subscription required): Mark Aulisio, the Susan E. Watson Professor and chair of the Department of Bioethics, discussed a pharmaceutical manufacturer’s drug that treats a genetic disorder that causes intense pain when sunlight hits a person’s skin. He shared concerns about the company’s lack of transparency. “It makes you worry that it’s more about competition,” he said.