Newsletter - June17 - 02
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June 2017
 
 
Top Articles
 
 
Embracing the Proteogenomic Toolkit
 
It could be argued that genomics has not entirely lived up to its promise, says Andreas Hühmer. Could turning to proteomics provide a solution?
 
 
 
 
Exploring the Hurdles to HIV Survival
 
The latest HIV drugs can offer a near-normal life expectancy to young adults with HIV. So why are so many patients still dying too young?
 
 
 
 
Metabolic Mystery Revealed
 
Is anorexia exclusively a psychiatric illness? According to a new GWAS metabolic factors, such as insulin-glucose metabolism, are also involved.
 
 
 
 
 
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Solutions
 
 
See how droplets are guiding precision medicine
 
Do you have the tools you need to support clinicians at decisive moments? Liquid biopsy promises a new level of precision in disease profiling and drug resistance monitoring. See how a promising new technology lets you use this method to its fullest potential to give clinicians insights that can guide personalized cancer treatments and save lives. This video featuring doctors and researchers at ONJCC outlines the adoption and clinical utility of Droplet Digital PCR.
 
 
 
 
Awards
 
 
Humanity in Science Award 2017
 
Calling all philanthropic scientists – nominations for the 2017 Humanity in Science Award are now open. The award – and prize money of $25,000 – will be presented to recognize a recent scientific breakthrough that can have a positive impact on people’s lives worldwide. The 2016 award recognized the “Development of a new paper and flexible material-based diagnostic biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus and other bacteria.” Could the 2017 winner be you or someone you know?
Full details and conditions available.

Nominations close June 16th.