Dr. Leroy Hood

National Medal of Science Profile of Dr. Lee Hood

February 13, 2013

Here's the profile video of Dr. Lee Hood that was made for the National Medal of Science gala. (If you have trouble seeing this embedded video, visit this link.)

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2012 ISB Highlights

December 31, 2012

Dr. Lee Hood raises a Starbucks to toast his receiving the
National Medal of Science.

2012 was a busy year for ISB! Here's a baker's dozen of highlights from our year. Thank you for your support and happy new year!

MARCH -- Dr. Lee Hood appeared in the NOVA special "Cracking Your Genetic Code." link

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National Academy of Inventors 2012 Charter Fellow: Dr. Lee Hood

December 18, 2012

This is the press release from the National Academy of Inventors:


National Academy of Inventors announces 2012 NAI Charter Fellows

98 academic inventors and innovators elected to high honor

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2012)—The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 98 innovators to NAI Charter Fellow status, representing 54 prestigious research universities and non-profit research institutes.

Together, the new Fellows hold more than 3,200 U.S. patents.

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Profiles of Innovation: Lee Hood at Northeastern University

November 8, 2012

Our Lee Hood was the featured guest on Nov. 5 at Boston's Northeastern University for the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series. You can read the accompanying news story here.

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Dr. Lee Hood's Recent Paper

August 10, 2012

This paper, co-authored by Lee Hood, Rudi Balling and Charles Auffray, was published in Biotechnology Journal.

"Revolutionizing medicine in the 21st century through systems approaches"

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Lee Hood Talks Actionable Genes in NOVA's 'Cracking Your Genetic Code'

March 29, 2012

If you missed the NOVA special "Cracking Your Genetic Code" you can watch it here. Our president, Lee Hood, was among the experts featured in the documentary.

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Dr. Leroy Hood Talks P4 at Inova Fairfax Hospital

March 29, 2012

Dr. Leroy Hood spoke at Inova Fairfox Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, on March 27. His talk focused on P4 medicine. The Washington Business Journal covered the event. The following video is courtesy of Inova.

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Lee Hood on NOVA on March 28

March 28, 2012

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.

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PopSci Future of: Preventive Medicine

March 27, 2012

This video from 2009 is a fun one of Dr. Leroy Hood's appearance on the Science Channel's "PopSci's Future of" show. It explains in simple terms why our researchers are looking for protein biomarkers, which offer the earliest signs of disease.

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Personalized Medicine: From Bench to Clinic

March 12, 2012


Our president, Dr. Leroy Hood, is featured in this Genome Technology article about the challenges of moving personalized medicine into the clinic. (The cover image features Dr. Eric Topol, who recently published a book called "The Creative Destruction of Medicine.")

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