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Mohit Kumar Jolly

Walter Gilbert: Big data and genome sequencing not good for medical purposes

The Laureate who devised the DNA sequencing method discusses his apprehensions about medical applications of big data and genome sequencing.

Christine Ottery

The future of biomedicine in global health

The future of medicine is contained in ‘The Four Ps’: Personalised, Predictive, Preventative, and Participatory. Aaron Ciechanover, speaking on a panel on the future of biomedicine at the Lindau meeting, explains: "We may have the ability to profile patients before they get sick, therefore we may have the ability to predict diseases – and also ‘preventative’ […]