A year ago, President Obama outlined his Precision Medicine Initiative and today, at a White House summit with health and science leaders, he announced the next steps in the hugely ambitious effort to study a million people’s genomes and develop more targeted treatments for diseases like cancer and diabetes. The aim of the initiative, the president said, is to usher in a new era of medicine that will harness data to support and advance research, technology and policies and to empower health care providers and patients.
3ders.org – A team of researchers from Duke University in North Carolina is developing a novel 3D bioprinting material that could one day be used to create patient-specific cartilage implants. […]
Fighter pilots and brain surgeons have a lot in common. With limited time and a high degree of risk, they must zero in on a dangerous target with the intent to destroy, making sure to minimize […]
JP Morgan Healthcare Conference: Biotech Industry Descends On San Francisco For Major Investor Gathering
Executives, investors, analysts and bankers are readying pitches, finalizing schedules and fine-tuning presentations for biotech’s biggest event of the year. The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference kicks off Monday in downtown San Francisco after a record-breaking […]