9 June 2019

New Visitor at CeBIL - Nicholson Price

9 June - 11 July 2019

Nicholson Price is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School.  Previously, he taught law at the University of New Hampshire.  He holds a PhD in Biological Sciences and a JD, both from Columbia, and an AB from Harvard.  He clerked for Judge Carlos T. Bea on the Ninth Circuit and was then appointed as an Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard.  His work has appeared in Nature, Science, Nature Biotechnology, the Michigan Law Review, and elsewhere.  Nicholson is cofounder of Regulation and Innovation in the Biosciences; co-chair of the Junior IP Scholars Association; co-PI of the Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law; and a Core Partner at the University of Copenhagen’s Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law.


Nicholson studies life science innovation, including patents and trade secrecy in biologics and drug manufacturing, innovation policy generally, and big data and artificial intelligence in medicine.  During his research stay at CeBIL, Nicholson will focus on transparency requirements for artificial intelligence developers as a way to promote fundamental understanding of biomedical science.