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One of Dr. Lee Hood’s Best Talks on Personalized Medicine

Dr. Lee Hood gave a rousing talk at the Personalized Medicine World Conference, which took place in January 2014 in Silicon Valley. In just 10 minutes, he spells out the vision he's had for more than a decade and the exciting new 100K Wellness Project that ISB is launching. It's Lee Hood at his best.

Slow Motion Video Booth at ISB

Institute for Systems Biology held its holiday party on Jan. 18, 2014. We hired Super Frog Saves Tokyo to set up a slow-motion video booth and this was the result. It's never boring at ISB! Doing systems biology research is serious work. But that doesn’t mean we can’t be irreverent. I encourage you to take a moment to watch the really, really fun video from our holiday party. We worked…

The Future of Healthcare is Personalized

Dr. Lee Hood, founder and president of Institute for Systems Biology, appeared on the news in New Zealand after giving a talk the previous night at the University of Auckland. Click on the image below to watch the video.

UW’s Four Peaks TV: Dr. Lee Hood Speaks About Innovation

Episode: Wellness and Science Pioneer From Four Peaks: May 24, 2013 Dr. Leroy Hood says we may not recognize our healthcare system a decade from now. Innovation will make it more predictive, personalized, preventative and participatory — his four Ps. And through Dr. Hood’s systems-based approach, we’ll be focused far more on “wellness” than on “care.” That’s just one reason why he was recognized by President Obama with one of…

ISB Hosts TCGA Meeting

Ilya Shmulevich, PhD, shares this message about our hosting a TCGA (The Cancer Genome Atlas) steering committee meeting at ISB. In the video below, Ilya explains the purpose of the meeting and chats briefly about “pan-cancer” – the effort to find commonalities among multiple cancers. Related content: Read about ISB’s role in TCGA as a Genome Data Analysis Center and about the most recent collaborative paper on endometrial cancer, which…

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Lee Hood on NOVA on March 28

We are eager to watch the NOVA documentary tonight on PBS called "Cracking Your Genetic Code." Lee Hood is one of the featured experts. The producer, Sarah Holt, began with a series of phone interviews late last summer before interviewing Lee on camera in her Boston studio. Here's a preview radio segment on the Emily Rooney Show that features Holt and Dr. Rudy Tanzi, who also appears in the documentary….