Health Care Revolution around the World

July 26, 2012

Healthy Connections: Using Social Media for Health Concerns Can Help Patients Find Success, Stay Motivated

Newswise — MANHATTAN, KAN. -- Social media websites are useful in staying in touch with friends and family, but one Kansas State University researcher believes they also may keep you healthy.

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June 11, 2012

Ready or Not, Genomics is Coming to a Hospital Near You

First came genomics for scientists. Then came genomics for Big Pharma. But this year, at a faster pace than many industry insiders anticipated, we’re seeing genomics enter the world of real-life care for patients.

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New York Times
June 2, 2012

A Geneticist’s Research Turns Personal

HUMAN genome sequencing is already helping researchers find new treatments for illness. Now an unusual case study suggests that the benefits of sequencing may be enhanced in combination with detailed blood tests.

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April 26, 2012

Big Data, Big Biology, and the ‘Tipping Point’ in Quantified Health: Takeaways from Xconomy’s On-the-Record Dinner

Two of the biggest trends in technology innovation are converging—and as they come together, there is a chance to accomplish something rare in San Diego. Something exponential.

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Technology Review
April/March 2012

The Patient of the Future

Internet pioneer Larry Smarr's quest to quantify everything about his health led him to a startling discovery, an unusual partnership with his doctor, and more control over his life.

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Nature Biotechnology
March 9, 2012

Lee Hood outlines his vision of personalized medicine for the next 10 years.

As a pioneer in new technologies that affect genome science and systems biology, Lee Hood of the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle has set his sights on transforming the practice of medicine. Here he provides his vision of how new approaches will change the way we view health and disease.

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Feb 27, 2012

Human Genome Project pioneer visits Ohio University

Scientist forecasts game change in medical and healthcare industries
Imagine your entire genome keeping company with your height, weight and prescription history as part of your medical record. According to 2011 Russ Prize recipient Leroy Hood, one of the pioneers of the Human Genome Project, this isn't a dream – it will be a reality within 10 years.

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