Dr. Jim Heath took over as president of Institute for Systems Biology on January 1. To fully appreciate Heath’s relationship with ISB, you have to go back to its early days – shortly after the research organization was founded in 2000.
3 Bullets: ISB researchers and their collaborators studied a group of supercentenarians (110 years or older) to explore the genetics of ‘extreme longevity.’ The group performed whole-genome sequencing on 17 supercentenarians in order to look for any rare… Read More
Above: Cover of the November 2014 issue of Real Simple Magazine A team at ISB has been working on the 100K Wellness Project, which you read about here. The November issue of Real Simple Magazine has a feature… Read More
Dr. Lee Hood received the Geoffrey Beene Builders of Science Award through Research!America (read more). Watch his acceptance speech above. UPDATE, April 12: Here's a video of the backstage interviews with all the award recipients.
Dr. Lee Hood, president of ISB, published an op-ed piece today on thehill.com’s Congress blog. His piece makes the case for P4 – personalized, predictive, preventive, participatory – medicine’s potential to shift medical care from disease-focused to wellness-focused,… Read More