Specialties
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The “Luck of the Jewish” in Cancer

Andrew Schorr - July 17, 2013

Okay, we all know the phrase “The Luck of the Irish.” That’s why there’s always hope that Notre Dame University will win a football game, even when…

Diagnostics
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Mayo Clinic-Cancer Genetics Joint Venture Will Improve Diagnostics

Deanna Pogorelc - May 25, 2013

Originally published on MedCityNews. Originally published on MedCityNews.Now that next-generation DNA sequencing is fast enough, cheap enough and commercially available, the next challenging for innovators is finding…

What Makes Us Who We Are
Specialties
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Specialties
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What Makes Us Who We Are

Dov Michaeli - April 5, 2013

My friend John sent me an excerpt from a book titled “Brothers”, by George Howe Colt. It give a nodding acknowledgment of the role of genes in shaping…

News
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Father’s Age and Child’s Psychiatric Disease –What’s the Connection?

Dov Michaeli - August 24, 2012

  Good old Dad and baby Source: Flikcr Creative Commons   Good old Dad and baby Source: Flikcr Creative CommonsThe prophet Ezekiel questioned the justice of God’s punishment of…

Medical Education
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How Much is in the Genes?

JohnCGoodman - November 24, 2011

Scott Sumner writes: In “Babies by Design,” Ronald Green claims: Scott Sumner writes: In “Babies by Design,” Ronald Green claims: Studies of identical twins reared together or…

Business
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Treating Cancer – Moving Beyond the Whack-a-Mole Approach

Shane Climie - September 26, 2011

In his latest Wall Street Journal column (“Drugs That Are as Smart as Our Diseases”), biologist/author Matt Ridley bemoans the plummeting efficiency of drug discovery in the…

Business
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On Patenting Genes and Their Correlations: It’s a Chicken-Egg Problem

Kenneth Walz - August 27, 2011

Last month, my colleague Shane Climie wrote a post inspired by an article in the New Yo Last month, my colleague Shane Climie wrote a post inspired by an article in the New York Times (“How…