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Nicholson Price, JD, PhD


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Nicholson Price is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. He studies how law shapes biomedical innovation, especially in the area of artificial intelligence in medicine.  He has presented his work at venues in ten countries across three continents and has authored over seventy articles and books chapters, which appear in Nature, Science, JAMA, the Stanford Law Review, and elsewhere.  He teaches patents, health law, innovation in the life sciences, AI and the law, and science fiction and the law.  Nicholson is co-PI of the Project on Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and the Law at the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School and a Senior Fellow at the University of Copenhagen’s Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law. He holds a PhD in Biological Sciences and a JD, both from Columbia, and an AB from Harvard. 


Governance of medical AI; liability for medical AI; IP of medical AI and big data

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Research Area(s)

Artificial Intelligence | Data science / Analytics / AI | Learning health sciences | Public policy and social science


  • Co-investigator of: Data compartmentalization, de-siloing for precision health, and collateral damage: modeling cohesive data stewardship
  • Co-investigator of: The Lifecycle of Health Data: Polices and Practices
  • Co-investigator of: Advancing Stakeholder Engagement for Evidence-Based Governance of Large Language Models in Healthcare
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