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  • Paper: California's proposal to manufacture insulin could curb prices, improve public health

    Photo of Jacob S. Sherkow, a professor of law at Illinois who studies the ethical and policy implications of advanced biotechnologies

    A new paper co-written by University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign legal scholar Jacob S. Sherkow argues that the state of California’s proposal to manufacture and distribute insulin at cost could be a game-changer for curbing out-of-control price increases and a boon to public health.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Jacob S. Sherkow, call 217-300-3936; email


    The paper “Assessing – and extending – California’s insulin manufacturing initiative” is available online.


    DOI: 10.1001/jama.2023.0013