Seattle biomedical pioneer Dr. Leroy Hood, who is currently president of the Institute for Systems Biology, has been selected to receive the National Science Medal. He and other recipients will receive their awards at a White House ceremony early next year. The news came out late Friday, just before many of us headed off for a holiday weekend.
Podcast brought to you by the upcoming Personalized Medicine World Conference taking place in Mountain View, CA, January 28-29. Over 100 speakers in three tracks will discuss how best to navigate the changing landscape of personalized medicine. Guest: Dr. Lee Hood, Founder, Institute for Systems Biology. Podcast part 1 and part 2.
Great Falls Tribune --- Dr. Leroy Hood of the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, who sits on the Scientific Advisory Committee at the McLoughlin Research Institute in Great Falls, is one of 12 researchers named by President Barack Obama as one of the recipients of the National Medal of Science award.
Leroy Hood, the man who transformed biology by leading the team that invented automated DNA sequencers, has picked up one of the highest honors a scientist can get in the United States—the National Medal of Science.
"I think the thing that is most unique about P4 Medicine is that it will represent a network of networks - genetic networks, molecular networks, cellular networks, tissue networks, individual networks, population networks, social networks."
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