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January 1, Vol. 33, No. 1

  • Columns

    • Commission Takes Stab at WGS Policy
    • Jennifer S. Geetter
    • The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released a report entitled “Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing” on October 11, 2012 In issuing the report, the Commission intended to identify privacy and data-sharing risks and challenges posed ... more »
    • Moving Biotech from Benchtop to Barnyard
    • Carol Potera
    • Biotechnology innovations often flow from the benchtop to the bedside as they are translated into medical treatments to fight diseases At BioResource International (BRI), “we create innovations that take biotechnology from the benchtop to the farmyard,” says microbiologist Giles Shih, ... more »
    • Cancer Biomarker Hotspot Analysis
    • Gary Oosta
      Enal Razvi
    • Cancer biomarkers constitute a rapidly expanding research area Biomarkers represent molecules that could have both diagnostic and therapeutic value in the treatment of cancer and related diseases Expectations for new products and new therapies are high An analysis of publication ... more »
    • The New Economics of Orphan Diseases
    • Gail Dutton
    • Orphan diseases affect some 25 million Americans and, 30 years after passage of the Orphan Drug Act, are becoming a lucrative market for biotech companies strapped for cash and slowed by regulatory hurdles As therapeutics move toward personalized medicine, the ... more »
    • People in the News
    • Lixte Biotechnology Holdings appointed Kathleen Mullinix, PhD , to its board of directors Formerly, she was director of the office of technology and business development at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Prior to that, Dr Mullinix was CEO, president, and ... more »
    • GEN Ten Survey Results
    • GEN recently asked scientists for their opinions on what they considered the most important tool, technology, technique, or technical advance to be introduced during 2012 Here, we present the GEN Ten list:... more »