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May 1, Vol. 25, No. 9

  • Feature Articles

    • In Vivo Molecular Imaging Poised for Growth
    • First comes genomics, then comes proteomics, then comesin vivo molecular imaging In vivo molecular imaging is a relatively new, interdisciplinary field focused on the non-invasive measurement and characterization of biological, cellular, and molecular processes as they occur in living people ... more »
    • Expansion of Proteomic Databases Needed
    • Access to proteomic data lags "very much behind the DNA microarray field," says Edward Marcotte, PhD, associate professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Texas, Austin (UTA) This paucity of large-scale, public-access repositories for protein ... more »
    • Expansion of Proteomic Databases Needed
    • Access to proteomic data lags "very much behind the DNA microarray field," says Edward Marcotte, PhD, associate professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Texas, Austin (UTA) This paucity of large-scale, public-access repositories for protein ... more »
  • Columns

    • Opportunities and Challenges for Developing Func...
    • For purposes of the Expert Report, Functional Foods: Opportunities and Challenges, functional foods is defined as foods and food components that provide a health benefit beyond basic nutrition (for the intended population) Examples may include: conventional foods; fortified, enriched, or ... more »
    • Licensing Problems with Diagnostic Genetic Testi...
    • Advances in diagnostic genetic testing have resulted in the ability to diagnose an increasing number of genetic diseases, often through the use of multiple genes and/or gene fragments These advances have been accompanied by an increasing number of patents covering ... more »
    • Outsourcing and Globalization in the Industry
    • Recently the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California hosted a one-day symposium discussing the "opportunities, challenges, and needs" facing the healthcare and life science industries as a result of a rapidly changing global economy... more »